Looking for an opportunity to work on a farm who have high standards of welfare or want to improve these standards. Ideally organic and or biodynamic, sustainable practices or working towards it. I am currently herd assistant, consciencious , enthusiastic, responsible, improving.
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming, Other
Enjoy and willing to train and qualify where needed and/or recommended. Health and safety, cow handling, medicines for cows, homeopathy for animals.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Calving, Poultry
Manual tools. Tractor for scraping housing unit and raking beds. Trailor, mowing, mole plough, jcb, tele handler, quad bike, sit on mower, strimmer. A frame implements.
I really enjoy livestock work. As per below feeding, milking, taking in and out to pasture, cleaning. Looking for signs of mastitus / ill health. Drying off, responsible for calf care.
Health and food enthusiast. Enjoy learning especially human physiology. I love spending time with animals and nature.
Yes, my Wife is available if wanted/needed as a farm worker, domestic, child care/education, catering
Family, study, socialise, exercise, cook, many things
6ft. 12.7 stone approx
None, non smoker, no alcohol, no drugs, naturally happy and willing!
Milking 250, yard work and general farm work, fencing, monitoring herd, some calving, administering drugs and calcium. Vet visits, drying off, moving stock. Night checks. 55 hrs per week.
Prev part of a small team with a 180 herd, milking 150 ish. Assisting with all herd work and any other farm work. Prev part of a team milking 2,000 cows, 3 x per day. 55-60 hours a week, various shifts. Prev had experience farming in Spain and Czech republic. Varying from daily hand milking of goats and cows, grape harvest, keeping own goats, pigs, chickens and ducks. chopping wood, rolling bails of hay, mowing the lawn, renovating a house, general cleaning and farm maintenance. For example on on e farm: Reporting to the barn each day cleaning, feeding, milking (10), putting in and out of the field of 14 goats. Plus the work around this, fixing fences, sterilising equipment, further cleaning, preparing food stocks. Once given instructions I quickly learn and I can then take responsibility where required.
Start: 31/08/2021 Finish: Not Specified
No geographical restriction, consider on merit of job.