CV reference number: 51898
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Hardworking and reliable farm worker looking for work in the South West, starting April/ May.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsMSc
Other qualifications

Natural sciences degree

Equipment experienceFencing, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Tractor driving and some experience with a JCB and mini digger.

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

Cows (dairy and beef): Milking and maintaining high standards of parlour hygiene; calf rearing including noticing and tending to illness, maintaining a high hygiene standard, feeding and bedding; calving; scraping out and general yard work. Sheep: lambing; noticing and tending to illness and minor injuries; dagging; foot trimming; general work including herding and feeding. Pigs: general work including feeding and mucking out. Poultry (chickens and geese): feeding; bedding; collecting eggs; slaughtering and plucking. Horses: competent rider; general care; training young horses.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
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SexFemale
Age24
NationalityUnited Kingdom
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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Height: 5'8'' Age: 24 Physically strong and fit.

Relevant health problems
Other Information

Preferably looking for a position on a progressive and technology focused farm.

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

Lincolnshire, Spring 2018. Lambing 500 sheep alone at night, noticing and treating illness in ewes and lambs, care of pet lambs, moving livestock, general farm work. Farm and Butcher's, Bedfordshire. Spring, Autumn and Winter 2017. General farm worker and lamber. Lambing (160 ewes) and working with stock (sheep, pigs, beef cattle, chickens and geese). Duties included lambing, noticing and tending to illness and minor injuries in all stock, herding sheep and moving livestock, bedding, feeding, mucking out, and fencing. Work in the on-site butcher's included plucking chickens, and butchering game.  Dairy farm, Wiltshire. Summer 2017. General farm worker, milker and calf rearer. Milking 350 cattle in 12/12 herringbone parlour, maintaining high hygiene standards in the parlour and dairy, and noticing mastitis. Calving and calf rearing with a focus on low calf mortality. Maintaining high hygiene conditions by regular disinfecting of calf housing, preventative treatment against illness and limiting spread between calves, noticing and treating illness, and following a treatment plan for scouring calves, pasteurising colostrum and making up powdered milk for feeding, tagging and record keeping. General yard work including scraping out, bedding and tractor work.  Organic Farm, Kent. March 2017. Mixed organic farm breeding Blonde d'Aquitaine beef cattle and also keeping pigs, sheep and chickens. General farm work including feeding, bedding, calving and fencing. Sole responsibility of the farm in owner's absence. Selling farm produce to the public at farmer's markets.

Hobbies

Cycling, running, reading.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/05/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Near Exeter if possible
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