CV reference number: 49708
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I am a 33 year old herdsman with over 20 years experience in Dairy farming. Farming is my hobby. I have excellent grassland management skills and my knowledge on grass and grazing is excellent. I am a very confident milker and know how to achieve the best results. The welfare and health of my herd is paramount in everything I do and I achieve good results. I am a confident tractor driver and have previously owned my own tractor doing contracting work.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1
Other qualifications

GCSE Mathematics C English C German D

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

Injector slurry tanking Fert spreading

Livestock experienceCalving, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

I have worked on dairy farms since the age of 13. I have worked on numerous farms and have picked up a lot of skills. I have a lot of knowledge around animal health and getting the best results in the parlour. I have done calf rearing on several farms and am confident at calving cows.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
Profile Picture
SexMale
Age33
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

I am 5 foot 6 and weigh 11 stone.

Relevant health problems

No

Other Information

I would like to farm alongside my partner Sam who has one years experience but is a very good learner and will turn into a very good farmer. I am willing to work separate to Sam and for her to find work around the area. Currently we are employed together.

Marital status

Yes I have a partner called Sam we have been together for 3 years. I am originally from Farndon in Cheshire and Sam is from Macclesfield in Cheshire. We currently live in Shrewsbury.

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

I have been a farmer since the age of 13. I have consistently farmed ever since. I have been head herdsman on a 370 cow dairy, and a 410 cow dairy. I was the herdsman of a 1500 cow dairy and currently I am herd manager and grassland manager of a 350 spring calving herd milked through a 20/40 De Label swing over and 180 AYC milked through 3 robots. I have worked with a big team of people on bigger estates and also worked on my own on smaller units. I go to vet meetings and keep updated on best procedures to follow.

Hobbies

I spend time with my partner training her on the farm. I walk the dogs and spend time with my family We go motocross together.

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AvailabilityStart: 07/07/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Anywhere
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