CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 63912
Experienced herdsman, 28, looking for work in the South West.
Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications


Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

Btec National Diploma in Countryside Management

Driving License

Full Car License

Equipment experience

Tractor, HGV 2 and 3, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Calving

Other equipment experience

Driving tractors with trailers on small dairy farm, driving class 2 HGVs around yard and using HIAB crane, extensive forklift experience using counterbalance, sideloaders and telehandler, electric fencing.

Other livestock experience

Management of 140 high yield freisian holstein, milking twice daily in 10/10 full wood parlour, AI, Hoof trimming, grazing management, administration of veterinary pharmaceuticals,

Personal information


Other Information

Milking x2, 140 high yielding freisian holstein cows in a 10/10 full wood parlour, AI and hoof trimming, Working with other industry professionals, Assisting the veterinary with routine visits and any other emergency that arises, Observing the health and welfare of the animals in my care and treating where necessary, Recording and administration of veterinary pharmaceuticals, Use of herd management software (Uniform) Administration of dry cow therapy, Calving cows and heifers, including difficult calvings, Care of newborn calves, Use and application of AI collars and feed tags, Basic parlour repairs, Management of parlour hygiene and monitoring and maintaining low SCC, Yard work and use of tractors, Management of grazing rotation, animal housing and bedding, Breeding and fertility management, Advising feed management,



Marital status

Married and hoping for children soon.



Where are you currently living?


First language


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4x4 off roading and maintenance, hiking and camping, keen interest in wildlife and bushcraft,

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

6'2", 18 stone, broad and strong.

Relevant health problems


Farming background

Recieved a national diploma in Countryside Management incorporating tractor driving and livestock work aswell as other useful skills such as fencing, brushcutting and chainsaw work. Basic parlour cleaning and herd movement, tractor and trailer driving. More recent experience within the construction industry include the use of various types of forklift, basic repair, maintenance and construction work, manual handling, first aid, Banksmans training and manual labour. Recent experience as a dairy herdsman managing 140 high yield freisian holstein herd and associated herdsman duties.


Start: 31/01/2020 Finish: 01/02/2020

Preferred region

South West

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