My name is Murray, I have over 30 years of experience as a stockman, focusing on breeding & wellbeing of the cattle in my charge. Currently I work with 120 suckler cows in Aberdeenshire & increasing with every calving. Work in Norther England and Scotland.
Matriculated from WESTON AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE in 1988
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Baler, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
I am able to thread a baler ,have not worked with all makes mainly class and John Deere balers. I have basic skills with tele-handlers,mainly loading bales and dung .I have basic tractor skills like pulling grain trailers and bale trailers
With my years of experience, I ensure that the cattle are well looked after with the focus of having a successful calving. I have vast experience with breeding aspects of cattle and have an interest in breeding good quality. I manage & monitor calving myself, where I often assist in birthing. I have knowledge of track and tracing cattle where I ensure records are kept and are up-to-date. I am able to do small veterinary tasks, such as vaccinations & antibiotics and tend to wounds.
I have years of tractor & forklift experience, with knowledge of faming implements to aid harvesting.
South African / British
Spending time with my children, who are 19, 17 and 10.0
I am 1.52 meters tall and weigh 75 kg
I am a farmer's son and been brought up on a mainly beef farm in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. I attended Weston Agricultural College which focused on all aspects of farming. I have worked in Scotland for 15 years first in Fife managing 150 suckler Angus crosses and now in Aberdeen managing Simental crosses, with a small break back to South Africa where I managed my father's Brangus herd for three years.
Start: 01/12/2020 Finish: Not Specified
Scotland and Northern England