Dairy, Beef, herdsman, manager
NVQ Level 1,2, NVQ Level 1,2,3
•10 GCSEs at grade C,
•Clean driving license,
•First aid certificate,
•Foot Trimming certificate,
•Telehandler license and certificate,
•NCFE Level 2 Certificate in team leading knowledge.
Animal welfare course.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Calving
I can operate farming vehicles. I've done light tractor work, and can use a diet feeder, telehandler, straw chopper, scraper tractors, muck hauling.
I'm well equipped with practical skills concerning, TB testing, calving, vet checks, cattle movement, loading and unloading of cattle and general livestock husbandry.
Married, with three children.
Mainly just spend time with my family, go for walks, have family day trips.
Currently, I am managing a herd in Wales.
10/2018 , Herdsman,Wootton Rivers
My current responsibilities comprise, milking once a day, feeding and general cow husbandry. Im involved with the vet check and nutritionist meetings. I use DP software, and keep good records. I AI and foot trim and also detect and treat illnesses. Im also involved with calving cows and movement of livestock.
02/2016-10/2018 Herdsman for Puxton Park, Weston-Super-Mare
My responsibilities included solely running the dairy with reporting to farm manager once a day. I again was involved in vet checks, general cow husbandry. I milked twice a day, detected and treated illnesses. Calve management. I AI cows, but also worked alongside Cogent. Movement and organising of livestock skills. I left here to broaden my ability and expand my knowledge with a bigger herd.
02/2014-02/2016 Butcher, Bath
I worked in the shop, prepared customers orders and prepared all kinds of meats for wholesale and shop use.
03/2013-02/2014 Farm Assistant, Farmborough
My role included general farm work and cow husbandry. This was a beef farm, which integrated calve collection and dispatching.
Start: 05/02/2021 Finish: Not Specified
Anywhere, as long as the job is right and can accommodate myself and my family.