CV reference number: 48099
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Weekend tractor driving / general farm work wanted Colchester and surrounding areas

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

FdSc Agriculture with Dairy Herd Management

Equipment experienceTelehandler/fork lift, PA2, PA1, Tractor
Other equipment experience

general tractor and forklift work, basic arable operations (carting, rolling),

Livestock experienceCalving, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Dairy farm milking 120 Holstein-Friesian cows. Working as a General Farm Worker I help out with the day to day running of the farm. I have knowledge of the management of rearing healthy cows from calf to heifer to cow. ‚ÄčAnimal husbandry and fertility, monitoring health of cattle, management of calf rearing (ear tagging, disbudding, vaccinating), office duties (entering milk recording data and dealing with cattle passports) and many other general farm tasks.Current role at southend airport as grounds maintenance manager. use of john deere 6930 and stubble master 7.3m mower, spraying, strimming all grounds work.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age29
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6ft 10st

Relevant health problems

no

Other Information

Ofc 2016 scholarship winner

Marital status

yes wife no children

Where are you currently living?Colchester
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

Experienced and versatile General Farm Worker and 2016 Oxford Farming Scholar with a broad range of farm management skills gained within a high performing dairy herd. A hard working member of staff who promotes a culture of continuous improvement and consistently seeks to exceed performance targets. Experience of managing business operations, leading team members and coordinating activities to create a positive working environment where groups and individuals can excel and work together to achieve clearly defined goals.In my current role I work on a dairy farm milking 120 Holstein-Friesian cows. Working as a General Farm Worker I help out with the day to day running of the farm. I have knowledge of the management of rearing healthy cows from calf to heifer to cow. Responsibilities include share of the milking both AM and PM, general tractor and forklift work, basic arable operations (carting, rolling), animal husbandry and fertility, monitoring health of cattle, management of calf rearing (ear tagging, disbudding, vaccinating), office duties (entering milk recording data and dealing with cattle passports) and many other general farm tasks. Key Achievements: • Successful pregnancy diagnosis from inseminated cattle, helping to continue the fertility of the herd which helped remove some pressure away from my manager for the responsibility of AI. • Implemented monthly mobility scoring to improve awareness of lame cattle, all data processed using NMR Herd Companion service. • Knowledge of Alpro, Interherd and NMR software cattle management systems.

Hobbies

enjoy cycling when I get the chance.

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AvailabilityStart: 30/08/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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