Experienced farmer looking for work in the South of England and Wales
NVQ Level 1,2,3
Mainly Arable, Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming, Other
Apprenticeship of organic farming at College Schlaegl in Upper Austria.
Master of organic farming at College Riswick in Kleve Germany.
Artificial insamination certificate.
Telehandler and quadbike licence.
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence, LGV/HGV Truck, LGV C+E (UK Only)
Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, HGV1, HGV 2 and 3, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry
Experienced in using very old tractors, as well as brand new big ones including
GPS assisted field work with cultivators, polymacs, rollers, video guided and fixed hoes, flame weeders, fertiliser and muck-spreaders and various vegetable and potato
planters and harvesters.
Furthermore worked with small seed drills and ploughs, hay-bobs, mowers, balers, bale wrapper,
various tractor front loaders, post bangers, aerators and spring tine harrows, rotevators, power harrows, slurry tankers, straw bedding spreader
and regular, articulated, low loader and cattle-trailers.
Set up and operated various grain/seed graders, cleaners, dehullers, dryers, mills and old combine harvesters.
Worked with several different milking parlour systems and cattle crushes.
I have also used telehandlers articulated and regular, forklift, concrete mixers, saw mills, diggers, strimmers/brush cutters and chainsaws felling trees and cutting up logs.
More recently I have been driving a HGV class 2 lorrys for more than 2 year.
Altogether I have worked 4 years with dairy cows on organic, as well as conventional
I have milked a small herd of MRI/Ayrshire with strip grazing, haylage and deep
litter system, a small herd of Fleckvieh with total mix ration and supplementary auto concentrate feeder, a tiny herd of traditional Dairy Shorthorns with paddock grazing and
a herd of 300 Holstein Friesian with a brand new 27 swing over milking parlour, TMR and
year round indoors cattle slats barns.
More recently I have worked for one year as assistant herdsman, milker and artificial inseminator with a herd of 160 Holstein Friesian.
On most dairy farms I also worked with beef bulls for breeding and the calving and
rearing of calves and heifers.
Furthermore have I worked with a small herd of traditional Hereford suckler cows
on a grazing and silage/strawlage diet and a small herd of grazing Limousin suckler cows
with some indoors bulls on silage and concentrate feed.
I have also worked with small flocks of sheep including Wiltshire Horn, Texel, Southdown
and some 300 Lleyn ewes.
Tasks have included feet trimming, sheering, worming, grading, lambing etc.
I have looked after small flocks of laying hens and some goats and horses.
After apprenticeship in Austria and higher education certificate in Germany, now keen on getting back into farming in Britain, where I started out working in agriculture and have spent about 10 years in total.
wife, no kids.
enjoying the outdoors, cycling or reading online.
184cm high, slim built, 68kg, dark blond...
no health issues.
June 2021- present lorry driving for big toolhire and building material company in Cardiff.
June 2020-May 2021: Lorry driver for recycling company s in Newport
June 2019-May2020: assistant herdsman organic dairy/soft cheese farm Bath
July 2018-April 2019: Lorry driver for recycling company s in Newport. July 2016 February 2017: Deputy farm manager on organic farm Sonnenhof near Trier in Mid-West Germany with pigs and beef cattle. November 2013 August 2014: Work on large modern organic field and green house vegetable production in Schrobenhausen Bavaria.
Start: 29/01/2022 Finish: Not Specified
South England or Wales