CV reference number: 55511
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Mature Norfolk Assistant Herdsman (Dairy) looking for work in East Anglia.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualificationsRecently retrained (2014/2016) at Easton Agricultural College Norwich, as assistant Herdsman and able to independently milk and care for the Dairy Herd. Advanced Driver. Experienced and Qualified First Aider.
Equipment experienceTelehandler/fork lift, Tractor
Other equipment experienceExperience using new MF telehandler for dairy yard operations. Experience in tractor driving for, trailer work, cultivating, baling and gfw operations.
Livestock experienceCalving, Dairy
Other livestock experienceExperience:Milking 100 cow pedigree Holstien Herd with fullwood 5 x 5 parlour. (Part time for two and a half years)Identifying Mastitis and treating, identifying other welfare issues in the herd. Administering Antibiotics. Feeding, mucking out, scraping yards, looking after calves and young stock. Safe movement of cattle with a high level of animal welfare. Assisting in veterinary practices including caesarean birth. Preparing cattle for showing and leading cattle to halter.
Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age54
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen pictureNorfolk born and bred, 5"11" tall, fourteen stone, friendly with a good sense of humour, robust and healthy.
Relevant health problemsNone, have not missed a days work for 18 plus years, for any reason. Non smoker.
Other InformationThis is not a passing whim, I have held a passion to work with cows since my childhood and this is stronger now than ever.
Marital statusWife and one adult daughter living at home.
Where are you currently living?Norfolk
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming backgroundAbout to retire from a Policing career which has involved a diverse and intense number of roles, working in small teams and independently across the UK. I have 12/13 years whereby I have a passion and enthusiastic desire to work with dairy cows on a full or part-time basis. Very keen to learn a progress on my recent experience. Used to working long and protracted shifts, fit and healthy. Assisted on numerous dairy farms in my youth across the Waveney valley. Great love for the outdoors and farming all of my life. Prepared to work weekends until my official start availability.
HobbiesSport, walking, wildlife interests, fishing and shooting.
Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/02/2018, Finish: 21/06/2030
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Norfolk/Suffolk
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