Cumbrian farmer, has many years experience with dairy cows both high input and low input...
NVQ Level 1, NDA
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
NDA agriculture Nptc quad Ai trained Foot trimming
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Confident using a wide variety of tractors. Competent with the use of a quad and a scrambler. Have experience with mixer wagons and mowers.
I have worked on a variety of farming systems dairy (860cows) on a grassland system down to the smaller numbers of (100). I have worked on pedigree herds (360) cows. Thoroughly enjoyed rearing calves. Also lambed sheep and worked with beef stock.
Spending time with family and friends. Like playing rugby league.
I have farmed in the UK for the past 10 years (1 year in New Zealand). I gained my experience from a young age, on my aunties small pedigree hers in the lake district. I have covered a variety of dairy systems through the years and progression in the industry. Whilst my main experience in the dairy side 9f the industry I would like to increase my knowledge in the beef,Sheep or arable sectors if the situation arose. My last 3 positions were: A unit manager of 300 autumn calving cows. A herd manager of 200 spring and 80 autumn calving cows and thirdly a herdsman on a 250 pedigree holstien herd.
2 years as a fertility specialist for a fertility company which gave me a better understanding about breeding cows.
Start: 01/04/2021 Finish: Not Specified
Will consider anywhere