Senior HERDSMAN looking for full time position. Work anywhere.
5 GCSE grade C or above including Maths and English A Level Geology HNC Production Engineering ATB foot trimming Rough Terrain Telescopic including man basket Emergency first aid at work Working at heights
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift
Dairy, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
I am a competent telehandler operator using various attachments I can use a tractor with a feeder wagon, for scraping out and basic field work ie fertiliser spreading, rolling, harrowing and with a bale trailer. I have experience of working with skid steer machines
I am an extremely clean competent Milker who can detect sickness quickly before it becomes an issue. I am trained in foot trimming. Calving and calf rearing experience. Heat detection. I can administer medicines and keep accurate records both in a diary or on computer.
Height 5.8 weight 12 stone
I was a herdsman on a 250 dairy cow unit all year round calving for 15 yrs. I then managed a 250 dairy cow unit all year round calving with 2 people underneath me. I worked for 12 months as a relief herdsman on a number of spring calving units ranging from 300-450 dairy cross breeds. I have been an assistant farm manager on a autumn calving high yielding unit of 300 dairy cows. Most recently I am working with a 400 cow high yielding 11000+herd. Here I am the lead herdsman responsible for the day to day running of the herd and followers.
Start: 01/02/2021 Finish: Not Specified