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An experienced milker and tractor driver from Kent looking for mixed work in the South

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNDA
Other qualifications

PA1, PA2, PA4s, CS30.1, CS30.2, telehandler, DIY AI

Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Fencing, Telehandler/fork lift, PA2, PA1, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Fertiliser spreading, Hay and silage making, Combine using Claas 580, Drill using Vaderstad Rapid 400. Spray using trailed JD 832.

Livestock experienceCalving, Sheep, Pig, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Many years experiance with dairy cows. Milking, TMR, Calving, AI. Routine sheep tasks including fly treatment, worming and foot trimming.

Type of farming wantedMixed Farming
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age40
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6ft6 17st

Relevant health problems

none

Other Information

non smoker

Marital status

Partner two collie dogs

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

Dec 2013 – Present Assistant Farm Manager, Tonbridge, Kent • Responsibility for the day to day operation of the college farm and its staff (Herd Manager, Head stockman and casuals). • Reporting directly to the Director of Estates, Strategy and Commercial Development. • Working closely with a neighbouring farm to utilise rescores to achieve common goals. • 350acres of mainly grass. 120 10000lt all year round calving dairy cows, 500 Mule and Suffolk X ewes, 22 sows and 1200 chickens. • Tractor operations undertaken include hay and silage making, carting, muck spreading, cultivations and fertiliser spreading. • Responsible for purchasing feeds etc. sale of stock and record keeping. • Responsible for the organising of contractors when required for silage making, muck spreading and hedge cutting. Feb 2013 – Dec 2013 Tractor Driver/Relief Milker, Tonbridge, Kent • Responsible for all the tractor driving and maintenance. • All Aspects of relief milking including AI, calving, treatments and record keeping. • Assisting with the sheep including worming and fly prevention. • Fencing and other general tasks. Feb 2010 – Feb 2013. Tractor Driver, West Sussex • Responsible for ploughing, drilling, spraying and combining on 2000 acres across several farms. • Responsible for the maintenance of that machinery. • Variable seed rate drilling using Greenstar • Cutting back, Rabbit fencing and field drainage work. Sept 2009 – Feb 2010 Self-employed. • Whilst waiting to join Sentry I took on relief milking for two local farms • Tractor driving for a local contractor • Various other jobs on local farms. Jun 2004 – Sept 2009 Tractor driver/stockman Oxted, Surrey • 600 acres of arable and grassland. • Responsible for all the tractor driving including ploughing, drilling, spraying, fertiliser spreading, hay and silage making. • Combine driving. • Responsible for the feeding and yard work for the 160 dairy cows and followers. • Some relief milking • In 2009 the cows were sold and I was made redundant. Nov 2003 – Jun 2004 Herdsman.  Ide Hill, Kent • Responsible for milking, calf rearing, feeding, Record keeping and other stock tasks associated with the 240 cow dairy herd. Jan 2000 – Nov 2003 Herdsmen, Limpsfield, Surrey • Responsible for 160 dairy cows on a day to day basis. • Milking, Feeding, Record keeping, AI, Foot trimming and calf rearing. Oct 1997 – Jan 2000 Tractor Driver/Relief milker Limpsfield, Surrey • Responsible for tractor driving and maintenance. Ploughing, Drilling and fertiliser spreading. • Daily stock tasks including feeding the cows • Relief milking Jun 1995 – Sept 1996 Middle Year Placement  Littlebourne, Kent • Assisted with 100 suckler cows • Tractor driving including ploughing and fertiliser spreading.

Hobbies

Dog agility

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 14/08/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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