4 years farming experience on a sheep dairy farm. (Milking, lambing, stock work, lamb rearing, yard work, tmr feeding. Work Dorset/Hampshire/Wiltshire.
NVQ Level 1,2, City and Guilds
Achieved NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care in 2007 GCSE x7 Achieved 1987 All Grade C And Above
Achieved a diploma in farming 2 years ago via Kingston maurwood
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Sheep, Lambing
Competent at tmr feeding and yard work. Hold MO1 certificate, telehandler, ATV, QUAD and trailer. short haul livestock certificate also held.
I have worked on a sheep dairy for over 3 years. In that time have become competent in the parlour, lambing, stock work, foot trimming, medical treatments, good eye for detail, excellent record keeping. For the last year I have been head lamb rearer. Taking lambs from the ewe at 3 days old and putting them on a 35 day programme. On any month I can have between 350 / 600 lambs to tend to. I have a very low mortality rate as take huge pride in my work
Always looking to gain more farming experience
Married with wife and 13 year old son. Adequate accommodation would be an advantage
The last 3 years I have spent all my free time working on our cottage and garden which was very rundown when we moved in. I enjoy long walks with family and dog, pub meals, enjoying country life
Height: 5' 10'' Weight: 147 lb Build: Medium
I have almost 4 years farming experience after going for a career change 4 years ago. I used to manage homes for young adults with learning disabilities but after a rural move my passion changed. I enrolled in a work based apprenticeship at Kingston Maurwood and found employment on a sheep dairy farm and have not looked back since. From having 9 experience 4 years ago I am on competent with our milking parlour and am a proficient milker. I have experience working with the livestock, (footbathing, footvtriming, heptav, lambing, daggin, fencing and other areas. The last year I have been in sole charge of our lamb rearing shed having 350+ lambs every other month coming to me at 3 days old. I then wean them over a,35 day period and every month is more successful than the last. I am TMR trained and am competent with the telehandler. Hold tickets for both plus quad and atv and trailer. I also hold a,short haul animal livestock ticket and am first aid trained.
Start: 23/01/2022 Finish: Not Specified
Dorset / Wiltshire / Hampshire