Dairy manager/ herdsman looking for work in Sussex/ Surrey
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
I completed my GCSE's at Steyning grammar school before starting my career in farming. I am currently doing a dairy management course through Promar consultancy.
I am AI Qualified as well as completing a Foot Trimming Course.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift
Dairy, Beef, Calving, Poultry
Straw chopper, tmr feeder wagon, slurry tankers, muck spreader, grass mower, rake and Tedder
4 years milking 100 Ayrshires, calf rearing- feeding, de horning, castrating, tagging and medication administration. Relief milking on 2 separate herds 1 with 250 Holsteins and the other 220 Holsteins. Working for a contractor hay making, carting cereals and forage.
General farm worker on 230 herd of Holsteins and have now progressed to managing the dairy. I am a qualified Foot Trimmer and have completed a DIY AI Course.
I also reared my own pigs to finishing.
I appeared on the bbc young farmer of the year and got down to the final 15 in the country. I have shown at the Surrey county show winning the young handlers and walking the breed and supreme champion round the ring. I have owned my own animals I had 75 chickens and sold my eggs to a local farm shop, I had 20 pigs which I raised to finishing where i then sold them privately as a whole and in joints and sausages, I reared 40 geese for the Christmas market and bought bullocks from the farmer I worked for and sold them after they had been butchered.
I am married, me and my wife have a baby son. I have 2 dogs
I enjoy gardening and spending time with family and friends.
I grew up in Sussex on a dairy farm and assisted with all duties from a young age, when I finished school I joined a farm as assistant herdsman, whilst there I milked and completed all aspects of calf rearing and day to day job associated with a dairy herd. I helped out on with the arable side during busy periods carting silage and maize, helping with harvest and then some cultivation's
Start: 30/04/2020 Finish: Not Specified
South & South East
South East England