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.
NVQ Level 1,2
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
SVQ Agriculture at Clinterty College Aberdeenshire NPORS Operator Card for Telescopic Handler
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Baler, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing
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 .
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.
Live with my wife and children stay weekends
Fishing. Swimming. Family time.
6.1, 16st of good health
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.
Start: 22/11/2020 Finish: Not Specified
Morayshire preferred or Aberdeenshire