CV reference number: 49025
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South African Cattleman aged 27, with farming background, degree and experience looking for a position on a Beef/sheep farm in the UK.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Bachelors of Agriculture (BAgric) , Stellenbosch University South Africa.

Equipment experienceFencing, Other harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, Baler, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Tractors up to 200 HP. Manitou Telehandler work, feeding silage, hay, clearing rubble. Various tractor work including scraping, loading, topping and trailed implements. Assisted with bailing and hay making, driven lorry's and forklift work, tractors and trailed implements. Worked on dairy farm, using scraper tractor on daily basis, scraping out sheds. Drove valtra tractor in from fields with trailer when bringing in silage bales. Maintenance work on machinery.

Livestock experiencePoultry, Calving, Lambing, Sheep, Pig, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Herdsman- Dairy Farm- 200 cows- Calf rearing, Milking, bedding, feeding. Stockman- Beef farm 120 cows during calving season.General farm worker- Working with 600 laying hens, 400 texel cross sheep, dosing, Lamber/Shepherd- Lambing 350 Lleyn gimmers and working with 700 Lleyn ewes, tractor work, veterinary work, quad bike, working dogs. Herd Manager- South African farm with 50 Pedigree Sussex cows, breeding/selection, veld management, grazing techniques, tick control, herd health.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
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SexMale
Age27
NationalitySouth African
First languageEnglish
Other languagesAfrikaans
Pen picture

6 ft 14 stone. Physically fit and strong. Tough.

Relevant health problems

No

Other Information

Mechanically minded. Best student plant and animal production Stellenbosch university 2016. Golden key international honorary society 2016

Marital status

No

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

2010-2014- Manager- In charge of Irrigation and quality control of Citrus Orchards as well as harvest( tractor, Lorry and forklift work) on farm in South Africa and managed small herd of 50 Sussex beef cows. 2017 Stockman- worked on farms in Scotland during calving and lambing to gain UK experience, working with beef pedigree Luing and 120 Simmental cross cows as well as Lleyn, blackie and texel sheep. Worked with variety of beef cows and sheep breeds, working dogs, lambing, calving and doing grazing practices, quad bikes and snacker, tractors, fencing. 2017-2018. Worked on Dairy farm in Shropshire England milking 200 cows and raising calves, bedding and mucking out, tractor work, telehandler, quad bikes, strip grazing and electric fence work, parlor hygiene and , health, mastitis, milk fever, foot bath, and other animal health related activities, calving.

Hobbies

Pub, music, outdoors, reading, westerns, exploring UK, rugby.

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AvailabilityStart: 08/07/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?UK
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