Experienced, very keen and ambitious Scottish male looking to get more involved in the farming industry with previous experience and a current successful contracting business
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
No college qualifications
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Calving
Using small end tractors John Deere and very small Zeteor, using a JCB telehandler. using pto driven machinery such as Keenan feeder, hay turner and bedder also harrowing fields. I have experience with quadbikes, gators and such like and argocats also used excavators in sizes up to 13 tonne and have done sections of forestry spraying.
I was brought up on a farm learning about sheep and cattle grew up with Simmental, Aberdeen Angus and Luing cattle as well as texile and black face sheep. I have helped out during the sheering time and feeding in winter as well as dealing with bottle feeding pet lambs and helping out a little in the lambing. My experience with cattle goes as far as feeding and bedding as well as bull handling. Also I have worked on a dairy farm doing such examples as calf rearing, milking, assisting with looking after the herd and calving. Since I got into farming have gained experience on a wide variety of farm equipment.
Recently finished on a beef and sheep farm out in Ardnamurachan
Watch football and rugby every chance i get.
I was brought up on a farm in Pertshire where I gave up every minute I could to help out on the farm no matter the weather or time I was always raring to go to learn. Giving up every school holiday, weekend as well as feeding cattle before and after school. I have a fair amount of tractor experience with field harrowing, hay turning, pto driven keenan feeder, bedder and general use of tractor. I also have experience using a telehandler under supervision of a ticket holder. I currently run self employed doing estate maintenance such as dry stone dyking, fencing, gardening and digger work. As well as this I also offer services in bracken destruction, forestry planting and maintenance, general farm work including milking and calving.
Start: 09/06/2021 Finish: Not Specified
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