CV reference number: 50073
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Herdsman/manager, with 28 years experience.  Looking for new position on a modern progressive farm in the South or Midlands

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds, NCA
Other qualifications

DIY AI Certificate.  Foottrimming Certificate.  First Aid Course. Team leader course

Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, PA1, Baler, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Used to driving tractors up to 250hp and baling with MF190.  20 years driving feed wagons to 24 cubic feet.  Bale carting/stacking with Manitou and JCB forklifts.  Some experience with primary cultivations.  Fast learner and willing to learn new skills and enjoy a challenge.

Livestock experienceCalving, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

28 years herd management, clean milking, foot trimming, AI, computer literate and quiet handling stock.  Good record keeping skills and competent overseeing herd health protocols/vet routines.  My last position I held for 6 years and was awarded 1st place NMR regional cell count award and 2nd in Health and fertility.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age46
NationalityEnglish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5ft 11, 13 stone

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

As a member of Diss Stockmans' club won Genus Dairy Stock judging cup 2016

Marital status

Partner no children

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

Experience with herd sizes from 180-650 cows. Have worked mainly in head herdsman/manager positions with pedigree/commercial herds including an 180 head organic herd.  Was herd manager for Strutt and Parkers 650 cow Lavenham herd so used to running teams/doing rotas, etc.  Last position held for 6 years.  220 Pedigree herd. 

Hobbies

Fishing, stockmans club, reading, 20th century history

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 30/10/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?East Midlands,South East,East Anglia
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