Experienced and multi skilled herdsman/farm worker.
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
I am at present a level 1 foot trimmer having passed the dutch diploma in 2008, I have also had a one to one check day by N.....B...... in December 2019.AI trained; also telehandler certificate.first aid trained and atv licence.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Baler, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Calving
I am proficient in most dairy machinery tasks including most silage making tasks fertilizer spreading muck and slurry spreading.Have also done a few summer harvests, which included corn carting some cultivation work power harrow etc,also done topping and hedgecutting,used to driving john deere and new holland tractors
I am a skilled herdsman used to working in various size herds either alone or as a team. I am proficient in all tasks that are required I.e vet med routines, very skilled at feet trimming having done the full Dutch diploma, AI trained and have also experience on different farming systems from high input intensive herds to low input grazing setups.
I have a partner and 2 grown up children who dont live at home.
i enjoy watching and playing cricket,big motorsport fan and do trackdays in my own race car,also into vintage retro shows and go to a lot of steam fairs when free. Keen model maker airfix ones!!
5ft 11 tall and 12.5 stone physically fit
Had my spleen removed in 1998 Had a motorbike accident in 2008 breaking my hip and femur. Both of which cause me no problems.
I have worked on farms most of my life mainly dairy.
At present Im an animal health technician at the willsbro herd doing all the foot trimming and other herd care tasks on this 1500 cow very high yielding herd.
Nov 2018 -present
Herdsman foot trimmer on the 1500 cow willsbro herd.
Jan 2018-October 2018 assistant manager on a high yielding 550 cow 3x day milking herd.
2012-2018 worked as a relief herdsman for herds ranging from 120 to 1000 cowns on various systems high input, grazing based, etc.
2010-2012 Herdsman for as estate sound all foot trimming and medical related tasks plus AI a 650 cow unit.
2008- 2010 18 months off due to motorbike accident.
2003-2008 Herdsman. Worked as a herdsman for 2 years then promoted to run another unit owned by the farmer.
Start: 01/06/2020 Finish: Not Specified
South west or Cheshire north Wales area. My family come from the south but my children reside in the Wrexham area.