Mainly Arable, Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming, Other
3 A-levels at BCC and 1 As level at B, including 9 GCSE's A*-C. I have a hoof trimming qualification from embryonics, as i undertook a 2 day herdsman hoof trimming course on a dairy farm in oxfordshire, where I practiced preventative trimming an also treatment of potential diseases, including applying blocks and bandages. Rough terrain forklift certificate and a car+trailer license. Cscs pass, hold an NPORS tractor ticket and a cpcs tractor qualification.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Cultivating with top down, solo and carrier, ploughing, rolling, topping, triple mowers for hay and silage,big square baling straw and hay, slurry tanking, corn/bale carting, using blower trailers and other general farm duties using tractors up to 380hp with satellite steering. Mucking out, loading grain lorries and bale stacking using telehandlers, full car license and trailer license. Reasonable workshop skills. Very confident using a quadbike and 2 wheeler motorbike. Currently working for a contractor, and capable of using triple mowers, new hland big square balers, muck spreading, raking, tedding, powerharrows, mole draining, and a little experience with maize drilling.
2 years lambing assisting with birthing, including fostering lambs to other ewes, moving and loading stock, feeding, and general caring for stock. I was also responsible for tagging and vaccinating lambs along with hoof trimming ewes before they were put out to paddocks. 1 year milking 1100 cows through 50 bail rotary in NZ, checking for mastitis and general herd health (including treating issues found) as well as assisting with foot trimming. In this time i was also using Electric fence, to set up temporary feed breaks for the cattle and moving the irrigation systems. I have 2 years pig work assisting with weaning, feeding and general farm duties associated with pigs, along with being in charge of the health of the piglets from weaning to 12 weeks old. I was responsible for All the food fed to the fattener pigs on the 400 sow unit. Which invloves allocating food to bins, in the correct quantities, followed by blowing into bins with a tractor and blower trailer. Experience working with beef cattle for 2 years alongside the pigs at my current location. This involves assisting with calving tagging, weighing, moving and drenching using handling systems.
I have passed my forklift certificate, NPORS tractor, cscs, cpcs tractor and also my car + trailer test.
Girlfriend, and 2 collies
I play rugby for my local club when possible, and am a very active member of buckingham young farmers club.
6 ft, 100kgs, physically fit and capable of carrying out any manual work required.
2 years lambing on 3 different farms from february to april, the largest being 600 mules lambing over a 2 week period. Along with, helping out at the family farm, during busy lambing periods, in my spare time. Harvest experience, on a farm which contract farmed 3000 acres of rape, wheat and barley. Where i was responsible for nearly All cultivations, using a 380Hp tractor along with a vaderstad topdown and carrier. Other duties such as lorry loading, bale cart/stacking, corn cart and slurry spreading. I have worked on 400 sow outdoor farrowing unit, for 2 years now, which finishes all its own progeny. I have worked for 1 year, dairy farming 1100 cows through 50 bale rotary in New Zealand, where I was responsible for milking all cows, single handed, at least once a day, along with monitoring herd health, irrigation, and some paddock allocation. Currently working for a farm Contractor, undertaking triple mowing, raking, tedding, muck spreading, cultivating, all aspects of carting and I have solely ran a new holland big baler for two seasons now, producing over 20000 bales a season. I have worked on building sites operating tractors and lowloader trailers using my NPORS tractor and cpcs tractor certificates.
Start: 10/11/2019 Finish: Not Specified
Buckinghamshire/ Oxfordshire/ northamptonshire