Mature, reliable and experienced Australian-born dairy farmhand seeking work throughout UK.
BSc in Physics (Melbourne University). Masters in Business Administration (Strathclyde University)
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Baler, Fencing
Front End Loader, hay cutter and Tedder/rake. baler.
Several periods of up to 2 weeks since early 2012 spent on Biodynamic Dairy Farm in south-western Victoria, Australia (through the WWOOF organisation). Duties included milking around 100 cows in 16 stand swing over dairy. Other duties included assisting with calving, fencing and various forms of tractor work including hay cutting, tedding and baling, along with use of Front-end loader. Some fencing work and also oversewing of pasture. Also some experience on a larger dairy farm (150 cows) using 40 stand rotary dairy.
A good worker,not afraid of hard work and long hours. Looking to further a (late-starting!) career in dairy. Ideally an 'Assistant' Herdsman role to enable me to accumulate further experience.
Wife - only seeking accommodation for self initially. Wife to follow when able.
Hillwalking, cycling, fruit and veg growing.
Height: 6 feet 1.5 inches, Weight: 10.5 stone
No health problems. Non-smoker. Very fit and active.
See above - Mainly various stays on one particular dairy farm in south-western Victoria, Australia. Have demonstrated sufficient experience and reliability that farmer now entrusts farm to me for occasional weekends.
Start: 21/10/2021 Finish: Not Specified
Currently based in southeast Scotland but Interested in possibilities throughout UK.