I was born and brought up on three local farms in the Wylye Valley, Wiltshire.Currently work on a large Dairy unit in Cornwall rearing 1000 cross bred calf's in a modern unit .After several years away from home gaining experience,I am now looking to return to my local area to be closer to my family.
BTEC, City and Guilds
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
All BTEC's and GCSEs - A* - C Extended Diploma in countryside management - Double Grade Distinction Merit Level 3 Apprenticeship in Mixed Agriculture - Pass and Apprentice of the year award for Agriculture 2016
I am currently studying BSC Agriculture at the Duchy university which is part time on a Monday Term time only .
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Previously I have gained experience with young stock due to working on a smaller calf rearing unit in Devon which was a great experience it helped me to learn about the different systems for calf rearing . I currently work on a large Dairy unit in Cornwall rearing 1000 cross bred calves in a modern unit .
Throughout my farming career I have used and maintained a variety of modern machinery which has aided me to complete my daily tasks. Throughout my Stockmans career I have learnt all aspects of livestock from the legal requirements to the daily husbandry.
Countryside sports which include clay pigeon shooting and training my working kelpies.
CALF REARER | FARM | NOVEMBER 2020 CURRENTLY
Within my role here I work alone caring out all of the tasks involved with rearing 1000 calfs , which includes all aspects of Husbandry , Dehorning , Castrating , Moving calves between units, Planning feed trials , Data Management , Fencing , Vaccinations , Weaning and Organising regular vet checks .
SHEPHERDESS / STOCKPERSON | FARM | MAY 2020 NOVEMBER 2020
Within my role here I mainly worked alone caring out general shepherding tasks , which includes all aspects of Sheep Husbandry , Electric Fencing using a RAPPA , Moving mobs of sheep with my 2 Australian Kelpies , Grazing planning , Data Management , Suckler Cow husbandry , Vaccinations , All aspects of Calving. I also have completed tractor tasks here which included Bale Wrapping .
CALF REARER | ORGANIC DAIRY FARM | SEPTEMBER 2019 APRIL 2020
Within my role on the organic Dairy Farm I mainly worked on the calf rearing unit , which included all aspects of Calf Husbandry , Electric Fencing , Monotoiring the youngstocks performance , Milking, Cubical work including yard Within my role I also carry out Tractor work which included feeding cattle and bedding up .
SHEPHERDESS | ORGANIC FARM LTD | NOVEMBER 2017 AUGUST 2019
Within my role at the Organic Farm I mainly worked alone caring out general shepherding tasks , which includes all aspects of Sheep Husbandry , Electric Fencing using a RAPPA , Moving mobs of sheep with my 2 Australian Kelpies , Grazing planning , Data Management , Organizing Fat lamb selection , I have also organized and lambed 1000 ewes outside as a member of a two person team . Within my role I also carry out Tractor work which includes Topping, Digestate Spreading, using a Garford Hoe, Corn Cart, Hauling bales and Land Work.
SHEPHERDESS / GENERAL FARM WORKER | (ORGANIC) FARM | NOVEMBER- NOVEMBER 2017
Within my role I worked either alongside the shepherd or on my own doing sheep husbandry for example Foot trimming, Worming, moving sheep, General health and welfare checks, Showing Sheep and show preparation which includes Trimming. Electric Fencing using a RAPPA and other Quad bike tasks, Cattle husbandry, moving cattle in my role I also did Tractor work which includes Hay and Silage making, Harvest, hauling bales, Muck spreading and Land Work.
TEMPORARY ASSISTANT SHEPHERDESS / FARM WORKER | NORTON ST PHILIP SEPTEMBER NOVEMBER 2016
Within my role I worked either alongside the shepherd or on my own doing sheep husbandry for example Foot trimming, Worming, moving sheep, General health and welfare checks, Electric Fencing using a RAPPA, Quad bike tasks, Cattle husbandry, Pig husbandry, Poultry husbandry and Tractor work.
EVENING MILKER | Dairy | 2016-2017
Evening relief Milker
STOCKPERSON AND GENERAL TRACTOR WORK | JULY SEPTEMBER 2016
Within my role I looked after beef cattle and young stock also doing some occasional tractor work for example Topping, Hauling Cattle and Fencing.
GENERAL FARM WORKER APPRENTICE | WILTSHIRE COLLEGE LACKHAM | JUNE 2015- JULY 2016
Sheep, Pig and Beef Husbandry and Tractor work for example Hauling grain, Bale cart, Muck spreading, Ploughing, TMR feeder use and Telehandler Work.
Gained a Telehandler License 2016
Apprentice of the year for Agriculture 2016
GENERAL FARM WORKER APPRENTICE | G******* FARM PARTNERSHIP | SEPTEMBER 2014-JUNE 2015
Shepards apprentice and general farm apprentice
Tractor work for example Ploughing, Drilling, Bale cart, Muck spreading, Hauling grain.
SEASONAL TRACTOR DRIVER | 2014 TO 2016
Seasonal tractor driver ranging from Harvest work to Digestate spreading including Telehandler work.
Occasional and weekend work.
SEASONAL LAMBER | APRIL 2014
Lambing assistant and General sheep husbandry
WEEKEND CALF REARING | 2010-2013
Calf husbandry, Health monitoring and Calf feeding.
Start: 01/12/2021 Finish: Not Specified