Herdsman/Farm machinery operator currently working on a 12,000hd Holstein feedlot. Over 15years experience operating all types of farm machinery. Livestock experience with over 10 years knowledge. Mechanically minded with welding qualifications. Work anywhere in the UK.
NVQ Level 1,2
Mainly Arable, Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming, Other
* FETAC Special Purpose Award Level 5 Mounting of Abrasive Wheels
* EN Certificate in Welding (EN287)
* Manual Handling
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing
Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
I have operated a vast range of agricultural machinery for over 15 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.
10 years experience working with cattle and sheep, such as calving and lambing. Currently working on a 12000hd beef feedlot in 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.
Married with two children
Hunting, fishing and family activities
From the age of 16 I have worked on Irish farms and with Agricultural Contractors. I have also traveled and worked in Canada on a 13,000 acre arable farm and a 12,000hd feedlot. Before traveling to Canada I worked on a beef and sheep farm for 3 years also operating machinery, with my main duties being livestock work.
Start: 01/04/2021 Finish: Not Specified
Willing to relocate and work anywhere in the UK