CV reference number: 56708
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A 41 year old experienced mixed farm worker.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNCA
Other qualifications

ANCA, HND

Equipment experienceFencing, Other harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, PA3, PA2, PA1, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Arable work - Potatoes, onions, and combinable crops.  i Have done ploughing, fertilizing, spraying, etc. 

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

Dairy, Sheep and Beef experience.  Relief milking, record keeping, heat detection, monitoring calving periods, feeding, calf rearing and all other aspects of animal health and husbandry.

Type of farming wantedMixed Farming
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age41
NationalityEnglish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesNone
Pen picture

6foot 1 inch. About 12 stone. Fit and heathy.

Relevant health problems
Other Information
Marital status

Married with two children.

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

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT 1992-93 (Devon) - Dairy, sheep, and beef 1994-95  (Dorset) - Dairy and Arable 1995 CWS (Scotland) - Arable 1996  (Herts) - Potatoes, onions, and combinable crops 1996-97 (Devon) - Dairy, beef and contracting THE ABOVE WERE ALL WORK PLACEMENTS DURING COLLEGE 1998 – 2008 An Estate (Bucks) - Dairy and Arable 2008 – 2009 A Farm – Suckler Herd, Pigs and Arable 2009 - present day a Farm - Suckler Herd, Arable, Poultry Unit, Anaerobic Digester. PENN ESTATES JOB ROLE (150 Dairy Cows, 500 hectares arable). During the nine years I worked on Penn Estate my experience and knowledge grew considerably, leading to an increase in responsibility over all aspects of the farm. I had considerable input over the Dairy/livestock enterprise all year round. This included relief milking, record keeping, heat detection, monitoring calving periods, feeding, calf rearing and all other aspects of animal health and husbandIncluding ploughing, fertilizing, spraying etc.ry. There were also periods of significant duration where I temporarily held the main herdsman position. In addition to my work on the dairy a large proportion of my time was spent on the arable unit carrying out a range of arable operations, as I am proficient in all duties.  CURRENT POSITION- A FARM (100 suckler cows, 600 hectare arable, poultry unit, anaerobic digester) ⦁ currently undertake the day to day management of a 100 (raising to 120) head Stabiliser suckler herd, I have been heavily involved in the improvement of the herds management, performance and profitability over the last few years. Experienced in embryo transfer and consequent selling of breeding stock. The herd was ranked in the top 10% in national benchmarking comparison. ⦁ initiate and carry out all arable operations including the installation and use of GPS and RTK technology for use in precision farming. ⦁ initiate and carry out routine maintenance and repair of all farm machinery and buildings including fabrication. ⦁ always taken an active role in the selection, management and training of the annual student placement and other staff on the farm. ⦁ involved in every aspect of the 170,000 bird poultry enterprise as and when required including biomass boilers. PERSONAL QUALITIES I am now very keen to take my varied arable and livestock experience into another challenging role. I have a proven track record as being organized and accomplished in practical and administrative aspects of farming. I naturally apply myself to the job in hand and I am able to manage and facilitate multiple tasks simultaneously. I am more than comfortable to use my own initiative and to be left on my own without constant monitoring. I also enjoy the responsibility of leading a team, as I have done when we have had work experience students. I am now looking for a new challenge that I can dedicate the next ten or more years to! Having come from a farming family I have inherited a hard working and practical attitude, with excellent attention to detail. I have been dedicated to farming all my working life and my enthusiasm has never waned in all those years. I have always proven to be a reliable and conscientious worker and have the ability to work as well in a team as on my own. I believe that now is the time to move into a full management role and to take full responsibility for a multi enterprise farm.

Hobbies

Shooting, Beating, Bike riding.

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AvailabilityStart: 20/11/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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