CV reference number: 63149
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Hardworking, reliable General Farm Worker Cattleman Stockman with 20 years experience seeking work on mixed farm . I am  38 year old man seeking livestock \arable work in aberdeenshire . I have worked mainly with suckler herds but am always willing to learn new skills ie sheep .

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

SVQ Agriculture at Clinterty College Aberdeenshire NPORS Operator Card for Telescopic Handler

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

Tractor work consists of carting silage, straw bales silage bale, grains. I've also used round balers baling silage and straw and hay with Krone and Welger balers . I can also work straw bedders and done some wagon work with a Triolet wagon Tractors operated are of varied makes New Holland. John Deere, Valtra Fendt . I also have a telehandler operators ticket which is in use till 2022 .

Livestock experienceBeef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

I have worked with pedigree Charolais cattle which included showing and selling bulls at perth bull sales there were 60 cows plus followers I also learnt some foot trimming on both bulls and cows . I have lots of experience with large herds of suckler cows, largest being 400 smallest being 250 . Breeds consisted of mainly Simmental and Aberdeen Angus x cows put to Simmental, Charolais, Angus and Saler bulls . On these farms all progeny was finished apart from breeding replacements . I am vastly experienced in calving cows tagging calves, cows, record keeping in medicines, dehorning with pastes and dehorning irons and banding bull calves . Sheep work is also something I have done but just with fattening sheep although I am willing to learn lambing etc ...

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age38
NationalityScottish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6.1, 16st of good health

Relevant health problems

None.

Other Information

None.

Marital status

Live with my partner and children

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

2017 – May 2018 -  Forres - Cattleman/GFW • Reside and day-to-day management of 300 cows on a Farm within an Estate. • Work with team to help on the main farm with calving, feeding followers, bulls. • General maintenance of fencing etc and general farm duties. 2016 – 2017 - Construction Company, Aberdeen - Digger Driver/Labourer 2014 – 2016 -  Farm, Tarland - Cattleman • Cattleman to 350 sucklers cows plus followers. • All general duties in accordance to the welfare of the cattle. 2013 – 2014 -  Farm, Torphins - Cattleman • Stockman for Suckler Cows and a small herd of Pedigree Simmentals. Other duties included tractor work. 2008 – 2013 -  Farm, Dyce - Cattleman • Responsible for 3000 herd of Cattle, breeding cows and fat stock. 2004 – 2008 -  Ellon - Cattleman • All aspects of Pedigree Stockman looking after 60 Charolais, 20 Limousin along with fattening cattle and sheep. 2002 – 2004 - Farm, Cawdor - Self employed Cattleman 1999 – 2002 -  Mosstodloch - General Farm Worker 1995 – 1999 -  Alves - General Farm Worker • Worked with Pigs, sheep and cattle and tractor work.

Hobbies

Fishing. Swimming. Family time.

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AvailabilityStart: 30/08/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionScotland
Where would you like to work?Aberdeenshire
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