Agriculture Bsc graduate, Preferred roll would be Beef, Dairy or arable. I have good tractor driving skills with experience in a number of tasks ranging from silage to carting grain. Used a variety of machinery including telehandler
Mainly Arable, Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
BSc Agriculture (Aberystwyth University) 2016 FDSc Agriculture (Aberystwyth University) 2015 BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 Agriculture (Gelli Aur) 2013
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Calving
Tractors up to 200HP, 3 years seasonal work on Arable farm where the main tasks were grain carting and straw bale carting. 1 year on a dairy farm where I was responsible for mowing, raking and carting silage. other tasks included spreading slurry and topping and feeding livestock with a telehandler. 1 month placement on a dairy farm where i was responsible for feeding livestock with a feeder wagon and bedding up using a straw chopper. 1 year and 8 months on a dairy farm where i was responsible for feeding with a feeder wagon, bedding up with straw chopper, mowing, rolling, carting silage, spreading slurry and scraping and cleaning sheds out using a skidsteer.
General farm worker 1 year experience with 120 cows, was involved in feeding, bedding up, bringing them in for milking, scraping out, applying lime to cubicles, calf rearing (feeding, bedding up) General farm worker 1 month placement with 160 cows was involved in feeding, bedding up, calf rearing (feeding, bedding up)
Watching Football and Rugby, video games, socializing with friends, Also enjoy Music and walking
Jan 2019 OngoingStockman/Tractor Driver
Main responsibilities began as calf rearing and general farm work such as scraping, cleaning beds and applying envirobed to beds during the winter months. The employment of a student to take over calf rearing allowed me to do more of the tractor work including Feeding with a feeder wagon, bedding up with a straw chopper, Mowing, carting silage, topping, rolling, fencing, spreading slurry etc. I was also responsible for light maintenance on the machinery such as greasing, checking oil levels and topping up if low along with basic repairs.
June 2018 October 2018Harvest and Cultivation
Employed during the busy harvest period to help with carting grain and was responsible for filling the combines with diesel using a diesel bowser throughout harvest. Once harvest was over my main responsibilities were cultivating using a Kockerling precision cultivator and ploughing.
Jan 2018 June 2018General farm worker
Main responsibilities were yard work such as scraping, cleaning beds, applying sand to beds, bedding up with a straw chopper and feeding livestock with a feeder wagon. Other duties included rolling, topping, chain harrowing, tedding and mixing the slurry pit. I was also responsible for some relief milking when required and was heavily involved in calf rearing. Other tasks included unloading and loading straw on lorries as we were also hay and straw merchants.
July 2017 October 2017Harvest and Cultivation
Employed to help in the summer period with a number of jobs such as carting grain and straw bales. Other jobs included fencing, moving cattle and topping. Was also heavily involved with cultivation once the harvest was over. This involved using a Kockerling quadro cultivator to cultivate over 500acres ready for drilling and was then responsible for rolling the newly seeded ground with a Cambridge roller.
Feb 2017 July 2017General farm worker/Tractor driver
Main responsibilities included all aspects of yard work, this involved cleaning beds, scraping and ensuring different groups of cattle were in the collecting yard ready to be milked. Other duties included slurry application, fencing, topping and feeding livestock using a Manitou. During the summer months I was responsible for mowing, raking, carting silage and wrapping bales. I was involved in a number of different activities with livestock as I would assist in TB testing, drenching and administering boluses to cattle, where my main responsibility was operating the crush. I was also responsible for administering medicines if livestock were in poor health this would range from subcutaneous injections of metacam or intramuscular injections of Tylan etc. I also assisted the herdsman with the milking when it was required.
2014-2016Harvest worker (Seasonal)
Seasonal work which began as a placement and was then continued over future summers. Employed as part of the harvest team. Main duties involved carting grain during the busy harvest period. Other duties included carting straw bales, fencing, cattle work (bedding up, moving cattle) and a small amount of cultivation work.
2014General farm worker
Temporary work while searching for an arable placement. Main duties involved feeding livestock using a telehandler and feeder wagon, bedding up livestock using a straw chopper, calf rearing and field work (topping, chain harrowing).
2012-2013General farm worker
Main responsibilities involved calf rearing, livestock feeding, bedding up and yard scraping. Although I was also an important member of the team in seasonal tasks as was responsible for mowing, raking and the carting of silage. Also responsible for the application of slurry, topping, fencing and a number of other tasks.
Start: 01/11/2020 Finish: Not Specified