CV reference number: 48347
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Looking for farm work, adaptable. Conservation background

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

GCSEs, A-Level x3, BSc Zoology and conservation. First aid at work Lantra, quad bike with load's and trailed equipment, professional off-road 4X4, conservation grazing in practice.

Equipment experienceFencing, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Quadbike, off road 4x4, brushcutter, ride on lawnmowers and forklifts.

Livestock experienceCalving, Sheep, Goat, Pig, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Looking after 30 highland cattle and 90 Konik ponies.  Herding up to 1,700 cattle

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age25
NationalityEnglish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

~6 foot, ~11 stone

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

Iv been working in a conservation grazing setting for around 2 years, I have a good level handling skills. Although, I would like to build my experience in a farming environment where I am keen to learn new skills. I love working with livestock and I endeavor to provide the high level of welfare through gentle handling and searching new ways to improve practice. After several seasonal jobs in many locations I would like to settle and invest my efforts towards one herd. I have a preference for jobs in the north west due to my girlfriend being based there.

Marital status

Girlfriend 5 yrs

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

Currently Seasonal stock checker for surrey wildlife trust. this involves health and welfare checks on our herd of ~400 Belted Galloways, ~100 Hill Radnor sheep, ~20 Goats and 5 ponies. I also assist with treatments and moves as well as general tasks around the farm. 7 months seasonal contract Herding up to 1,700 cattle on the Ouse washes, as stock-person for the RSPB, this included a lot of pen work, medical treatments both pour on and injections. a high level of observational skills to find and keep track of ailments and good lone working communication. on average day would cover at least 70Km 95% off road on quad bike. spent four months traveling the country volunteering on various farms form vegetable market garden to Dairy. 6 months volunteering as Grazing assistant for national trust. as part of their extensive conservation grazing project. looking after 30 highland cattle and 90 Konik ponies. Iv also don a range a range of gardening work.

Hobbies

I do Like to go for walks, swim and generally explore but I also like to read or play computer games

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AvailabilityStart: 17/09/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionNorth West
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