CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 43510

Herdsman/Farm machinery operator currently working on a 12,000hd Holstein feedlot. Over 12 years experience operating all types of farm machinery. Livestock experience with over 10 years knowledge. Mechanically minded with welding qualifications.  Work anywhere in the UK.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable, Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming, Other

Other qualifications

* FETAC Special Purpose Award Level 5 Mounting of Abrasive Wheels
* EN Certificate in Welding (EN287)
* Manual Handling

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing

Livestock experience

Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

I have operated a vast range of agricultural machinery for over 12 years in Ireland and Canada such as Class, John Deere, Newholland, JCB, Case quad tracks and CAT challenger. I have worked for contractors in Ireland hauling silage, buck racking, mowing, bailing, stacking and using slurry tanker and umbilical system. On a crop farm in Canada I operated a self propelled case patriot sprayer and flexicoil cultivators. I also can operate 360 track machine but do not have ticket.

Other livestock experience

10 years experience working with cattle and sheep, such as calving and lambing. Currently working on a 12000hd beef feedlot in Canada as a herdsman for the last two years.

I am extremely interested in Dairy farming and would love the opportunity to work and gain experience in this sector.

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Other Information




Marital status

Married with two children aged 9 and 7



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Hunting, fishing and family activities

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

6,2 185lbs

Relevant health problems


Farming background

From the age of 16 I have worked on Irish farms and with Agricultural Contractors in 2015 I went to Canada to work for a year on a 13,000 acre crop farm. I returned to Ireland and worked on a beef and sheep farm also operating machinery, with my main duties being livestock work.


Start: 01/11/2020 Finish: Not Specified

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Type of job


Where would you like to work?

Anywhere in the UK

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