An experienced Estate worker and qualified Farm Manager, Stockman and Shepherd with knowledge of sheep and cattle husbandry. A committed enthusiastic worker with a commitment to farming as a lifelong career
NCA, NVQ Level 1,2, City and Guilds
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming, Other
2019 City and Guilds NPTC Level 2 Safe Use of Pesticides for Vertebrate Pest Control for Rats and Mice
2008 Level 2 Certificate in the Welfare of Animals During Transport (up to 8 hours).
2004 Shotgun Certificate
2003 Wool Board Shearing Course
2002 Chainsaw Cross Cutting & Maintenance (Lantra).
2000 Materials Handling
1999 City and Guilds National Certificate in Agriculture (NCA) 1998 NVQ Level 2 Livestock Production
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry
Post Driver, Flat Rolling, Chain Harrow, Topper, Fertiliser Spreader. Materials Handling, Top Dressing and Overseeding. Muck spreading, Bale Hauling and Corn/Maize/Silage Carting. Power Harrowing. Ploughing and Discing. Ring Rolling, Tractor Maintenance.
An experienced and qualified Farm Manager, Stockman and Shepherd with knowledge of sheep and cattle husbandry, having worked with Welsh Black cattle, Wiltshire Horn and pedigree Bleu Demain sheep flocks. A range of skills gained including calving and lambing on hill and inside.
I believe my strengths lie in my organisation and commitment skills. I feel I am Reliable, I will stick to a difficult task, yet happy to change course rapidly when required. Because I have the ability to be flexible I feel I have been able to support the people I have worked with. Comfortable dealing with logistical requirements.
Shooting, Fishing, Walking/Hiking. Camping. Bushcraft, Woodland Management, Pool, Snooker and Darts, Metal detecting.
As a young lad I helped out on my grandfather's farm during the summer holidays, but I have been working on the land since I left Agricultural College in 1999. The work I have undertaken has given me different experiences from general farm work to stock management and care (Cattle including calving, Horses, Sheep including lambing and shearing); Fencing, grassland Management Woodland Management.
Start: 02/01/2024 Finish: Not Specified
I am happy to relocate.