Experienced British Herd Manager looking for a permanent responsible position in Wales, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Midlands.
I have 22 years experience of managing herds of up to 300 cows, both intensive grazing systems and TMR. I am a competent foot trimmer and hold a DIY AI certificate.
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
DIY AI and foot trimming.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Calving
I worked with an agricultural contracter covering all aspects of silage making, combining, ploughing, drilling and baling. I have experience in TMR feeding. I have past experience as a Tractor driver/Mechanic and am very able to carry out mechanical jobs too.
I have experience in working with dairy herds of up to 300 cows. I have worked with a Jersey herd of 200 cows on an extended grazing system and tight calving pattern. I have also worked with herds calving all year round and high yielding TMR fed herds. I am competent with calving, heat detection, DIY AI, foot trimming and record keeping.
I am married and have 2 children who are now grown up and have left home. I have three grandchildren who love coming to stay with us so will require a family home.
I am interested in classic motorcycles. I enjoy gardening and walking.
I am 5ft 11 and about 13 stone,
I am fit and healthy and a non smoker.
I grew up on my parents dairy farm in West Wales and have been involved in a farming capacity all my working life. I worked for an agricultural contractor for several years as a Tractor driver. I have been a full time herdsperson for the last 22 years working with herds of up to 300 cows. I have experience in DIY AI, foot trimming, calving and computer record keeping. I work well within a team environment but I am able to use my own initiative.
Start: 12/10/2020 Finish: Not Specified
South or West Wales, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Midlands.