CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 107778

A dedicated, confident, and competent Agriculture Graduate with several years of experience across a range of farms in the UK and New Zealand. Open to additional training opportunities and career development in my next agricultural role.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

NVQ Level 1,2, City and Guilds, BSc

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

Blue Seal Shearing

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing

Other equipment experience

City and Guilds Telehandler/ forklift license 2020. Frequent operator of '19 plate JCB 526.

Competent on tractors and ATV

•Working in a harvest team to collect and transport 35,000 bales within the local area using a John Deere 6155R and 44ft artic trailer.

Other livestock experience

Managing approximately 270 Texel breeding ewes year-round with a comprehensive approach to lambing and post-parturient care of ewe and lamb, body condition scoring.

•Implemented procedures to minimise the spread of disease and keeping a mortality rate below 5%.

•Responsible for a mix 120 continental steers throughout winter, feeding, bedding up and selecting fat cattle ready for slaughter.

•Confident handling and managing temperamental cattle in stressful situations, with a good understanding of risk management in potentially dangerous environments.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

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Age

25

Marital status

-

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Wiltshire

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

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Hobbies

I enjoy running, cycling and walking. I also enjoy painting and being creative

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

Six foot Four Inches tall, size 12 boot, 83kg

Relevant health problems

-

Farming background

Stockman: Farm, Monmouthshire 2015 - Present

•Managing approximately 270 Texel breeding ewes year-round with a comprehensive approach to lambing and post-parturient care of ewe and lamb, body condition scoring.

•Implemented procedures to minimise the spread of disease and keeping a mortality rate below 5%.

•Responsible for a mix 120 continental steers throughout winter, feeding, bedding up and selecting fat cattle ready for slaughter.

•Confident handling and managing temperamental cattle in stressful situations, with a good understanding of risk management in potentially dangerous environments.

Stockman: Farming Company, Pongoroa, New Zealand November 2022- February 2023

•Worked across two 1200 ewe sites, responsible for key shepherding tasks including jabbing and drenching lambs, drafting ewes and crutching.

•Developed by understanding of a paddock grazing system, particularly paddock maintenance and daily stock rotation. Learnt about the use of chicory and clover to improve the nutritional quality of the sward and therefore to increase growth rates.

•Gained experience with finishing 200 dairy bulls, completing day to day tasks associated with the outdoor system and developed the skill of selected based on fat.

•Working in a shearing gang particularly as a wool handler and a wool press/sheepo focused on sorting wool quickly and efficiently, getting sheep penned and ready for shearing, as well as maintaining full pens, keeping the wool press operating.

Assistant Manager: Farm, Oxfordshire April 2021- September 2021

•Responsible for a 4000-pig finishing unit, sorting and selecting finished pigs for slaughter.

•Managed a wet feeding system, including liaising with feed companies to arrange deliveries to ensure consistent supply, and maintenance of the pipework and valves which deliver the feed.

•Developed and maintained a network of local farmers for mutually beneficial muck for straw contracts.

•Working in a harvest team to collect and transport 35,000 bales within the local area back to the home farm using a John Deere 6155R and 44ft artic trailer.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 07/07/2024 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

South West

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

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