Currently working on a block calving system milking 300 cows twice a day but not seeing any future prospects on this farm. Looking for somewhere where I can grow my experience and work alongside a friendly team to achieve the best for the farm, the cows and for myself.
BTEC, NDA, City and Guilds, BSc
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
BTEC First diploma in agriculture (triple distinction), BTEC national diploma in agriculture (triple distinction) and a Bsc in agriculture from the university of Nottingham 2:1.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Ploughing, Drilling, PA1, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Certificate of compitance in basic tractor driving and related operations. Certificate of basic training operating a rough terain telescopic handler up to 9metres.
A.I Certificate, certificate compitance in basic stockmanship and animal welfare. Three years practical experience from college. Dairy, sheep and beef. Jobs included milking, lambing, foot trimming,dehorning, castration, medicine administration, ear tagging, Mucking out, TMR feeding, calf rearing, bedding, tractor and telehandler operating and GFW. Ive worked on an organic dairy farm for the 9 months as a relief milker/GFW. I have experience in relief milking plus all day to day tasks that are associated with a dairy farm. I've worked on a large scale dairy farm milking 2000 cows three times a day I've been in this job for 1 year and 3 months. Currently on a spring block calving herd with mainly grazing system in place, milking 300 cows at peak twice a day. Looking for a better job opportunity as I'm not finding the support or willingness from the management to invest in me or in his own herd.
I won best student in my first diploma in agriculture and got a scholarship to do my National diploma in agriculture.
Im married with four children. I have my own accommodation based in Crewe
In my free time I like to read and go for long walks.
6ft 3", 90 kg, black hair and black eyes.
I have no health issues and Im very healthy.
Currently assistant herdsperson on a block calving system milking 300 cows twice a day in a 14 a side herringbone parlor.
December 2019 To date: Full time milker/stockperson on a large scale commercial dairy farms in Chester. The parlor is a 60 bale Boumatic rotary parlor, milking 2,160 cows three times a day, each milking takes around 6.5 7 hours. My main job roles include milking, drying off, scraping, bedding, mastitis detection and treatment. I am also responsible for training and overseeing new staff members and making sure they are suitable for the job and are efficient in milking and well trained in the basics of mastitis detection and parlor hygiene. I also completed my certificate in A.I in July 2019. March 2018 Relief milker/ general farm worker at Bath soft cheese company. This was an Organic milking herd of 160 cows milking was done in a 10/20 herringbone Boumatic parlor with in parlor feed. Milking was completed in approximately two hours, I was the relief milkman for the herdsman every other weekend. Other jobs included calf feeding, bedding, dehorning, vaccination and day to day stock work and some ground and maintenance work.
Start: 29/11/2020 Finish: Not Specified