CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 63149

Hardworking, reliable GFM, Cattleman, Stockman with 20 years experience seeking work on mixed farm . Seeking livestock work in Morayshire. I have worked mainly with suckler herds but am always willing to learn new skills and recently worked with a herd of Sheep during lambing.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

NVQ Level 1,2

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

SVQ Agriculture at Clinterty College Aberdeenshire NPORS Operator Card for Telescopic Handler

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Baler, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing

Other equipment experience

Tractor work consists of carting silage, straw bales silage bale, grains. I've also used round balers baling silage and straw and hay with Krone and Welger balers . I can also work straw bedders and done feed wagon work with a Triolet wagon Tractors operated are of varied makes New Holland. John Deere, Valtra Fendt . I also have a telehandler operators ticket which is in use till 2022 .

Other livestock experience

I have worked with pedigree Charolais cattle which included showing and selling bulls at perth bull sales there were 60 cows plus followers I also learnt some foot trimming on both bulls and cows . I have lots of experience with large herds of suckler cows, largest being 400 smallest being 250 . Breeds consisted of mainly Simmental and Aberdeen Angus x cows put to Simmental, Charolais, Angus and Saler bulls . On these farms all progeny was finished apart from breeding replacements. I am vastly experienced in calving cows tagging calves, cows, record keeping in medicines, dehorning with pastes and dehorning irons and banding bull calves . I have lambed Ewe's indoors and worked with fattening sheep.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

None.

Age

40

Marital status

Live with my wife and children stay weekends

Nationality

Scottish

Where are you currently living?

Aberdeenshire

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Fishing. Swimming. Family time.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

6.1, 16st of good health

Relevant health problems

None.

Farming background

2019 - Present - Aberdeenshire - Stockman/GFW • Look after 250 Calving Suckler herd, 150 spring / 100 autumn. Responsible for all cattle work along with tracker work during the seasons. 2017 2018 - Forres - Cattleman/GFW 2016 2017 - Construction Company, Aberdeen - Digger Driver/Labourer 2014 2016 - Farm, Tarland - Cattleman • Cattleman to 350 sucklers cows plus followers. • All general duties in accordance to the welfare of the cattle. 2013 2014 - Farm, Torphins - Cattleman • Stockman for Suckler Cows and a small herd of Pedigree Simmentals. Other duties included tractor work. 2008 2013 - Farm, Dyce - Cattleman • Responsible for 3000 herd of Cattle, breeding cows and fat stock. 2004 2008 - Ellon - Cattleman • All aspects of Pedigree Stockman looking after 60 Charolais, 20 Limousin along with fattening cattle and sheep. 2002 2004 - Farm, Cawdor - Self employed Cattleman 1999 2002 - Mosstodloch - General Farm Worker 1995 1999 - Alves - General Farm Worker • Worked with Pigs, sheep and cattle and tractor work.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 22/11/2020 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

Scotland

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

Morayshire preferred or Aberdeenshire

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