I am from Somerset where I currently work as a full time milker on a organic 370 cow dairy farm on the Devon/Somerset border. I am fully experienced at milking, I am qualified to undertake foot trimming and can carry out treatments as required. I am hard working, reliable and conscientious.
NVQ Level 1,2,3
I hold a work based Diploma in Agriculture at level 2. I also have a certificate in foot trimming and a ATV certificate.
Full Car Licence
In my previous roles I used the Tractor primarily to move bales to and from a barn, to scrape up and to move heavy objects like large Gates. I also used a ATV on the farm to check on stock, fencing, plate metering and feeding.
I am able to milk cows, foot trim them, identify problems like Mastitis and lameness, administer drugs. I can also milk goats, trim their feet, administer Drugs ect. I also have experience of looking after Calves. This includes feeding, bedding them up and preparing them for market. And I can doo basic Tractor work.
I like to read, go walking and play/watch Cricket and Snooker.
I am 11 stone, 5"8 with Brown Hair and Blue Eyes.
In my current role as an Assistant Herdsman where I milk twice a day for a local dairy farm, I also administer treatments, do record keeping and scrape up the yard. I also look after the youngstock to include feeding and bedding them up. Prior to this I worked as a Herdsman where I milked twice a day, administered treatments, trimmed Cows feet, fed the youngstock and checked on them, set up and took down fences. I also did basic record keeping. In my previous roles working with Cows I have carried out milking, vet checks, record keeping, calve rearing and other tasks as requested. In my previous job working with Goats I might have been expected to feed and bed up the Goats, carry out the milking, administer drugs, order stock and carry out farm admin, clean and maintain the Parlour/Tank Room, and other jobs as required.
Start: 20/01/2021 Finish: Not Specified