CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 35199

Currently a stockman. Managing cattle on a regenerative system.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

NVQ Level 1,2, City and Guilds

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming, Other

Other qualifications

Foundation Degree in Countryside Management from Harper Adams

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, PA1, PA2, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

chainsaw qualified (CS30 & CS31), B+E trailer licence, PA1, PA2, PA6, tractor trailer front loader training, ATV/Quad experience, Telehandler trained and experienced, 4 tonne digger licence, holder of a rodent control licence

Other livestock experience

07/2023 - Present. Stockman on a 1,200 acre regenerative beef farm

11/2014 - 07/2023 Farm Worker and Park Ranger for Reading University Centre for Dairy Research. My day-to-day role varies but will always include some stock related work. This can be feeding calves and young stock, bedding up cow yards in the winter, to checking outside stock in summer and moving to new pasture when required. Other tasks include stock fencing, fitting or repairing water troughs, chainsawing, ditching, hanging new field gates, carting straw and hay, telehandler work and working on stewardship projects like laying hedgerows or planting new hedges.

Have also worked with longhorn cattle, highland cattle and helped out on friends farms. I have worked with sheep, (lambing, castrating, tail docking, ear tagging, dealing with fly strike)

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

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Age

36

Marital status

Married Family accommodation

Nationality

English

Where are you currently living?

Oxfordshire

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

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Hobbies

Walking, Climbing, Kayaking, Shooting, time with my family, gardening

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

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Relevant health problems

No

Farming background

11/2013 11/2014 Farm worker. I assisted with management of Organic Longhorn cattle and a flock of grey face mules. I was involved with calving, lambing, helped market and sell produce at numerus farmers markets as well as the onsite farm shop, organised and ran LEAF Open farm Sunday. As it was also a care farm, I lead groups on various farm tasks.

04/2013 11/2013 Ranger at a National Trust Estate

04/2012 12/2012 9-month Heritage Lottery Funded Livestock Traineeship, working with Highland cattle and Konik ponies. In partnership with the Grazing Advisory Project, Rare Breeds Survival Trust and the National Trust Wicken Fen

10/2011 03/2012 Full Time Sub Contractor for Contractors

05/2011 10/2011 Full time Volunteer Warden at a National Trust Estate

07/2010 - 04/2011 Part-time Volunteer Warden at a National Trust Estate

Preferences
Availability

Start: 01/07/2024 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

-

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

Anywhere

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