CV reference number: 56313
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Competent herdsperson, aged 27, with management experience, looking for work in Hereford/Glos area

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsMSc
Other qualifications

2.1 degree in Agriculture and Livestock Management from The Royal Agricultural College LKL Dairy Management Academy Course A.I Basic foot trimming Calf rearing

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

Competent loader driver. Have driven JD header, combining wheat, barley and rape in Australia. Also driven large tractors up to 800hp on tracks. Have experience of basic land prep; discing, harrowing etc.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Goat, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Herdsman experience for 10 years, full time for 5. worked on large herds, upto 600 pedigree Holsteins producing 11,000l av. Milking in various parlour, parlour maintenance, AI, basic foot trimming, calf rearing, disbudding + dehorning, calving experience, record keeping, mobility scoring. Sheep- experience of lambing, shearing, dosing, foot trimming Beef- station hand on a 2.4 million acre station in central Australia for 9 8 months, running around 45 000 head of stock. mustering cattle on motorbikes, processing of cattle in the yard, tagging, ear marking, hot branding, castrating.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
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First languageEnglish
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Where are you currently living?West Sussex
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

5 years full time dairy experience since leaving university, assistant manager of 500 cow pedigree Holstein herd, AYR calving, for 2 years and herd manager of 300 cow Holstein herd spring and autumn calving for a year and a half. Just returned from a year in Australia mustering beef cattle on 2.4 million acres in the Northern Territory. I can undertake all aspects of dairy management- herd health, record keeping, calf rearing, parlour maintenance, implementing correct milking routines, breeding, mobility scoring etc.


Ride, show stock, walk

AvailabilityStart: 09/10/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionWest Midlands
Where would you like to work?Herefordshire/Gloucestershire
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