CV reference number: 51505
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Experienced, reliable stockman/milker/herdsman. Looking for permanent position looking after a herd of cows >250 or as an assistant on a larger herd in Dorset, Devon or Wiltshire. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

City & Guilds, BSc (Hons), PGCE.

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

Mainly yard tractor work but with grassland duties in the past including rolling, chain harrowing and muck spreading.

Livestock experienceCalving, Goat, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Milked lots of cows from 25 to a 1000. Have also had some experience with small pig herds and also milked goats. I have reared calves and can do most of the normal vet work associated with a herdsman's position. I have worked in block calving herds and also AYR herds, calving cows and feeding calves on conventional and organic herds.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age55
NationalityUnited Kingdom
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5' 9'' a few extra pounds. Clean shaven, short hair. Non smoker.

Relevant health problems

Not really have a bit of a limp from a long ago injury but I live with that. Fairly fit as walk a lot.

Other Information
Marital status

No

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

From a farming background and have been working with dairy cows since I was 14. I have been a herdsman and also a relief milker. I have also had experience in non-farm jobs but returned to looking after cows. I have worked in England, Jersey, New Zealand and Australia in a mix of high input and low input grazing systems.

Hobbies

Read books, walk my dog, cooking, watching movies, NT.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 10/11/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Dorset Devon, other.
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