CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 49134

Experienced farmer looking for work in Wales

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

NVQ Level 1,2,3

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable, Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming, Other

Other qualifications

Apprenticeship of organic farming at College Schlgl in Upper Austria.
Master of organic farming at College Riswick in Kleve Germany.
Artificial insamination certificate.
Telehandler and quadbike licence.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence, LGV/HGV Truck, LGV C+E (UK Only)

Equipment experience

Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, HGV1, HGV 2 and 3, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry

Other equipment experience

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 lorry now for altogether 22 months.

Other livestock experience

Altogether I have worked 4 years with dairy cows on organic, as well as conventional

farms.

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.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

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.

Age

36

Marital status

wife, no kids.

Nationality

German

Where are you currently living?

Newport

First language

German, English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

enjoying the outdoors, cycling or reading online.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

184cm high, slim built, 68kg, dark blond...

Relevant health problems

no health issues.

Farming background

June 2020-present: 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. April 2013 September 2013: Co-worker in metal workshop in South Germany. May 2012 March 2013: Gardener, farm worker and grounds man near Redditch. March 2010 April 2012: Self-employed running the Community vegetable scheme in Thornbury. March 2009 February 2010: Volunteer care and farm co-worker at Farm in Thornbury near Bristol for children and adults with learning difficulties. Mai 2008 February 2009: Voluntary work on organic farms in Brazil and Argentina. February 2008 May 2008: Co-worker in metal workshop of Michael Kussl. August 2006 December 2007: Work in vegetable garden near East Grinstead. September 2005 July 2006: Apprenticeship training for organic farming in Schlaegl Austria and work on organic dairy farm. April 2004 August 2005: Work at organic dairy farm..

Preferences
Availability

Start: 10/05/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

Wales

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

south wales

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