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Stockman / GFW with management experience of beef sheep pigs poultry and machinery. Mainly organic systems.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

Diploma Biodynamic Agriculture (level 3). Lantra Agricultural Tractor with mounted and trailed implements PTOs and loader 2011. C&G: Transport of cattle, sheep and pigs by road less than 8 hours 2016.Lantra brushcutter 2011.Lantra Excavator 360 below 10 tonnes (tracked) 2013.Lantra clearing saw 2014.C&G 15“ chainsaw crosscut maintenance & felling up to 15“ 2015. C & G Construction Operative. C&G Preparing to teach in the lifelong learning sector 2012.CPI Nonviolent crisis intervention 2012 (refresher 2015).PSCB Level 1 Child protection 2012.

Equipment experienceTractor, Baler, Tracked machine, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

15 years experience operating tractor including mowing ,flailing, topping tedding, baling, harrowing, rolling, trailer work, stock boxes. Yard work with telehandler. pallet handling and bale stacking etc. Some experience trenching and levelling with 360 excavator (tracked).

Livestock experienceBeef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

Stockman, pedigree/rare breeds. Herdsman 7 years, total management control of pedigree 40 head Welsh Black suckler herd, including grassland management. Assistant herdsman, small pedigree short horn dairy herd 15 head. Currently herdsman 50 head pedigree White Park beef suckler cattle. Shepherding, 7 years, 50 Black Welsh Mountain ewes, total management control including grassland management, 5 years small flock of Norfolk Horns, Kent. Currently 100 Portland and Hebridean, Dorset . Pigs, 10 years care and management experience with small herds rare-breed pigs in outdoor systems. Currently 8 sow herd of Iron Age pigs. Dorset. Poultry, 15 years experience care and management of small laying flocks of rare breed hens, up to 40 birds.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age54
Nationalitybritish
First languageenglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5'11. 10.5 stone,

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

I have experience of managing small teams of staff and volunteers and have worked with young people with special needs.

Marital status

Married no children

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

Previously groudworker in building trade. Career change to farming sector in 2001. Apprentice Stockman and general Farm-worker 2001-2003. Journeyman experience in Canary Islands and Welsh Borders, management of 45 acre holding in Kent, with sheep, pigs, poultry and a small horticultural enterprise. Moved on to full management of 100 acre Welsh Hill farm, beef suckler herd, sheep, pigs, poultry. Currently employed as Stockman/Head Farm-worker on rare breed farm in Dorset with beef sucker, sheep, pigs, poultry.

Hobbies

Fishing, gardening

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AvailabilityStart: 28/08/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Anywhere
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