I am a male with a Bsc (Hons) 2(1) in Agriculture from SRUC. Searching for Farm or Stock managers position. Sheep/Beef experience in Scotland and NZ and experience as a farm consultant. Interested in Regen Ag.
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
BSc Agriculture 2 (1)
Full Car Licence, LGV/HGV Truck
Tractor, PA1, PA2, HGV1, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry
Tractor work/tele-handler operation,silage,hay,haylage making, grass drilling, power harrowing, rolling, cultivating.
Worked on large sheep/beef farms in New Zealand and Scotland, Pedigree and Commercial. Experience with performance recording.
play the Bagpipes and play rugby
6 ft 15 stone
September 2018-October 2021 FARM, Rothes
Farmer/Estate manager of own 2500-acre family run farming business with diversification enterprises including a tenanted trout fishery and 4 let dwelling houses as well as conventional farming and commercial forestry.
• IACS claims submissions and NVZ records
• Drawing up grazing/agricultural shed tenancy and CFAs.
• Responsible for budgeting and general farm purchases
• Familiar with XERO accounting.
• Communicating effectively with tenants, council inspectors and contractors.
• Managing outdoor lambing lleyn sheep flock.
January-August 2021 MACHINERY RING, Morayshire
Self-employed working through Machinery ring. Working on outdoor breeding pig units in Morayshire.
• Pig Stockman ship and husbandry
• Working within a team
• Demonstrated high levels of motivation
August-September 2020 FARM, Elgin
Cereal Harvest worker
• Duties included grain/bale carting and telehandler work.
February 2019-March 2020 Agricultural Services Company, Turriff
Agricultural Consultant (part time)
• Working three days a week carrying out office and practical based skills including IACS applications, NVZ records, Accounts analysis, mapping, grant applications, financial/physical benchmarking, carbon audits, GPS mapping, soil analysis, compensation claims, bookkeeping and creation of farm budgets for clients.
June 2018 October 2018 DELFUR FARMS, ROTHES
General Farm Worker
• I assisted the Farm Manager with harvest, silage, cultivations and cattle work, as well as providing cover in his absence.
June 2017 August 2017 Farm, Tomintoul
July 2016 October 2016 FARM, Kelso
• Carrying out machinery operation tasks such as silage making, grain/bale carting, stacking, rolling, cultivating, subsoiling, telehandler, muck spreading, basic combine driving. I also carried out some workshop and cattle work, together with fencing.
June - October 2015 FARM, Aboyne
General Farm Worker
• I assisted with calving (and often worked individually overnight), halter training of the bulls for sale, silage/hay making as well as general tractor/telehandler work and fencing.
March 2015 FARM, Elgin
January 2014 June 2014 FARM, Middlemarch (New Zealand)
General worker/Contract Stock worker/Tractorman
• Tractor and stock work on 4000ha farm with 100 cattle and 10,000 sheep. Contract drenching / dipping/ weaning.
November 2013 December 2013 New Zealand
Tractorman / General Worker
• Tractor and stock work on 1460ha farm with 500 beef cows and 1000 red deer hinds. Calf marking/weighing fat cattle-deer/ velveting stags.
July- 2013 - August 2013 Morayshire
• Basic tractor work with John Deere tractors e.g. Carting, topping, some telehandler work.
Start: 02/12/2021 Finish: Not Specified