CV reference number: 60768
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Experienced livestock handler aged 19 looking for work in Hertfordshire. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsBtec
Other qualifications

Higher education (foundation degree) City and Guilds (short courses)

Equipment experienceTractor, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing, Ploughing
Other equipment experience

I have used many different tractors from a Ford 7840 to a brand new Fast Trac 4220. I have used different types of implements including; topper, rollers, sprayer and fertiliser. I have used a JCB telehander plus I have used a rappa trailer.I have also received my safety in vet medicine course. Currently working towards my trailer license.

Livestock experienceBeef, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

I have 10 years experience with sheep and have completed many different lambing experiences. Lambing in wales (2 weeks)- I was working with the family and a friend from college, I always put the welfare of the animal first. My hours were 8am- 8:30pm, one of the days I work 19.5 hours as jobs needed doing and I could not leave an ewe lambing otherwise welfare would have been at stake. Lambing again for Sheep Farmer of the Year finalist 2016 which was the same year I completed work experience (2/3 weeks). Here I learnt vital skills in sheep husbandry and how to see health issues in a sustainable way. I believe we had the lowest lamb mortality they had ever had in this year. It was an outdoor lambing so I worked with the poor ewes in the shed which was a great way to build knowledge and skills. 3 seasons of lambing on my own growing flock and, I have lambed at college for 4 seasons at college I am very trusted with my knowledge within livestock and I’m a great problem solver and very good at staying calm and collective whilst getting the job done. I have shown cattle for two years including the south Suffolk, Suffolk show and royal Norfolk. Here I have achieved 3rd and 2nd in Young handler. 1st in pairs and many other rosettes. I have worked with cows and sheep. I have learnt many skills including rations which I have completed in cows as well my rations have been made for different breeds and time of year depending on calving, maintenance and milk.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexFemale
Age19
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5ft 1

Relevant health problems

All healthy

Other Information

Agriculture student of the year 2016.

Marital status

Family (locally)

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

Waitress/Cleaner,  Benington. (2016 – present) Duties include: • Serving customers in a polite and professional manner. • Replenishing and restocking the bar, always ensuring high level of stock management efficiency. • Keeping on top of jobs making sure the pub is a clean and enjoyable place for customers. • Demonstrating an in-depth knowledge of key health and safety standards used within the industry. Work experience School- 1. Walton Lodge Vets (2 weeks) I shadowed a veterinary nurse. Duties included cleaning operating theatre and watching the vets during consultation. Since college- 1. NFU (2 weeks)- I completed a lot admin work. They were turning into a computer based system, they gave me the job of updating all of their clients on their system. I worked from A-Z making sure every number and address was correct if this information was not on here I would update/change this information. This allowed me to learn a new computer system very quickly. I felt like I had completed a job well by getting it done in just over 5 working days. 2. Arable contracts at a Farm)- 3 seasons of harvest completed, my jobs have included; corn cart, topping, rolling and general farm hand. Doing this job shows that I am dedicated to a job and enjoy putting my all into my work place. Also shows I am very trusted to be there as I have been offered my 4th year to go back. 3. Lambing in wales (2 weeks)- I was working with the family and a friend from college, I always put the welfare of the animal first. My hours were 8am- 8:30pm, one of the days I work 19.5 hours as jobs needed doing and I could not leave an ewe lambing otherwise welfare would have been at stake. 4. Lambing again for Sheep Farmer of the Year finalist 2016 which was the same year I completed work experience (2/3 weeks). Here I learnt vital skills in sheep husbandry and how to see health issues in a sustainable way. I believe we had the lowest lamb mortality they had ever had in this year. It was an outdoor lambing so I worked with the poor ewes in the shed which was a great way to build knowledge and skills. 5. 3 seasons of lambing on my own growing flock and, I have lambed at college for 4 seasons at college I am very trusted with my knowledge within livestock and I’m a great problem solver and very good at staying calm and collective whilst getting the job done. 6. I have shown cattle for two years including the south Suffolk, Suffolk show and royal Norfolk. Here I have achieved 3rd and 2nd in Young handler. 1st in pairs and many other rosettes. I have worked with cows and sheep. I have learnt many skills including rations which I have completed in cows as well my rations have been made for different breeds and time of year depending on calving, maintenance and milk.

Hobbies

Shooting and horse ride.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 20/05/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Hertforshire
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