CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 26054

Experienced herd Manager looking for new challenges. Work in Devon.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

NVQ Level 1,2, City and Guilds

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

AI and foot trimmer qualified

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, PA1, PA2, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

10 years contracting and 15 on dairy farm

Other livestock experience

Herd manager: 300 Organic Holstein Friesian cow unit, all responsibilities from running a dairy unit and staffing, red tractor, organic inspection and associated paperwork.

Previously: Herd Manager on a high health and welfare 450 pedigree Holstein cows and followers, All record keeping using bcms, Holstein UK and NMR, Assisting difficult calvings, Managing all herd Nutritional and dietary requirements, Organising/Liaising vet visits and Tb tests, Feeding and bedding of animals, Maintaining state of the art DeLaval robotic milkers, Liaising with contractors and workers on the farm.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

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Age

36

Marital status

Married with no children

Nationality

English

Where are you currently living?

England

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

We compete our 5 working dogs in competitions in the winter and work them during the season.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

I am 5,10 high, weighting 11.5 stone, average build, brown eyes, brown hair

Relevant health problems

None

Farming background

Having grown up working/helping on a large beef/arable farm in the hampshire countryside, i left there for 2 years to study for an NQV level 2 in Mechanical Engineering before returning for another 9 years.On the farm i was employed to do all jobs associated with a large beef arable farm, eg; Hay/Haylage, silage, fencing, hedge cutting, health and welfare of the cattle, ploughing, drilling, topping, etc etc... I was made redundant due to the health of the owner deteriorating

Herd manager: Main responsibilities: Herd health and welfare of 450 pedigree Holstein cows and calves, All record keeping using bcms, Holstein UK and NMR, Assisting difficult calvings, Managing all herd Nutritional and dietary requirements, Organising/Liaising vet visits and Tb tests, Feeding and bedding of animals, Maintaining state of the art DeLaval robotic milkers, Liaising with contractors and workers on the farm. I currently work part time on a 280 cow autumn calving organic herd, milking, foot trimming and all other associated tasks with running a dairy herd. I was made redundant and left to become a Customer Account Manager for NMR.

I have since returned to hands on dairy farming now Managing a 300 cow organic Holstein Friesian herd which I have reached a tipping point and need a challenge to push a herd on.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 22/06/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

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Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

Devon

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