Experienced assistant herdsperson on mixed farms in UK, NZ, Oz, France and Jersey.
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming, Other
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Calving
Spraying by quad and vehicle. Strimming. Planting by tractor. Towing trailers by tractor (hydraulic dumper, cattle trailer). Scraper tractors. Scraping with bucket. Post rammer. Feeder machine. Grab. Topper. Bale spike. Bale squeeze. Small medium and large tractors. Telescopic. Brush scraper. Sawdust dispenser. Straw chopper. Automatic scrapers.
Moving animals. Treating animals with injections. Ear tagging. Roping. Heat observations. Milking. Drying off. Calving. Milking herds in rotary, swingover and regular herringhbone parlours. I have milked alone. Dehorning. Spotting and treating mastitis. TB test assisting.
Check attached CV for more detailed information on cattle experience.
Travel, exercise, martial arts, archery, fishing, kayaking.
Slim but strong. Can carry a big calf or gate no worries.
Confident around livestock. I most like to work autonomously. Have worked in Western Australia on various vegetable farms. New Zealand on dairy and calf rearing farms. Various UK locations as a dairy farmhand. France and UK on a beef farm.
Start: 03/06/2020 Finish: Not Specified