Dependable diligent worker with stamina, experienced in calf rearing and milking. I am a loyal and committed worker with excellent time keeping. I work well as part of a team and independently.
BTEC, City and Guilds
Mainly Livestock, Other
Training 2019 - PA1 & PA6 Safe Use of Pesticides. 2016 - Lantra Technical Award-Brushcutters/Trimmers-Maintenance & Operation. 2016 CIEH Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work. 2013 - Lantra Technical Award-Trimmmers/Grasscutting. 2006 City & Guilds- Skills for Working Life- Horticulture. 2005 BTCV Hedge Laying and Orchard Management.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, PA1, Fencing
Dairy, Goat, Calving, Poultry
Lantra Brush Cutter, Strimmer and Mower trained. Tractor driving includes scraping, rolling and muck spreading. Skid steer and load all experience moving bales/feed and clearing pens.
Experienced in breeding British Saanen goats - encompassed all areas of animal husbandry, hand milking, assisting with the delivery of kids & rearing stock alongside orphan lambs and poultry. Dairy work experience in a 40 point rotary and 11/22 & 14/28 herringbone parlours, 40/40 swing over parlour with Kiwi Cross and Holstein Friesian herds. Responsible for all aspects of calf feeding and husbandry in a 100 plus calf unit re: care of newborn calves & rearing herd replacements on milk powder to weaning. Cleaning animal housing and administering medicines in the management of calf health concerns. Liaison with vets ensuring herd health and welfare maintained to a high standard. Movement of animals, TB testing, vaccinating, bedding down and tractor work - scraping yards and cubicles. Spring block calving on pasture based Jersey/Kiwi/Norwegian Red X farms, collecting calves from fields, colostrum feeding via tube as necessary, bottle/teat bar feeding to milk re-placer & cake to weaning. Experienced in disbudding, vaccinating and calving. Movement of reels across a pasture based platform.
Husband, son 26yrs living in London
Live/online music gigs, building restoration & gardening.
Height- 5'6" Weight - 8 stone
I possess dairy stock work experience and I am 100% reliable with an excellent work ethic. Experience includes milking herds in excess of 350 on 40 point rotary, 11/22 & 14/28 Herringbone & 40/40 swing over parlours. Calf rearer experience on all year round, Spring & Autumn block calving herds.
Start: 28/01/2021 Finish: Not Specified