CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 49134

Experienced farmer looking for work in the South of England and 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 Schlaegl 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, Tracked Machine, 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 lorrys for more than 2 year.

Other livestock experience

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.

Personal information


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.



Marital status

wife, no kids.



Where are you currently living?


First language

German, English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?


Other languages



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 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

Preferred region


Type of job


Where would you like to work?

South England or Wales

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