Competent Herdsman, milker, calf rearer, with sheep / lambing experience and interest in horses, limited tractor work but quick learner - looking for a new challenge.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry
John Deere 7700/6600 - - feeding TMR, carting straw, scraping, mowing, topping, rolling. Manitou - ticket for telehandler.
Two years as herdsman on a 600 head spring calving dairy unit. Duties included; milking, assisting with all day to day tasks involved in the running of a dairy herd, upholding the highest standards of stockmanship, hygiene and farm presentation, responsible for operating and maintaining farm machinery, Identifying sick livestock and ensuring correct and swift treatment, in charge of calf rearing and young stock management, routine machinery maintenance, general cleaning and record keeping, assisting with care of livestock including feeding, bedding and calving, ordering feed rations, fuel and other supplies to ensure day to day smooth running of the business.
Keen rugby player.
2019-present farm manager, 400 sheep, pigs, cattle and poultry. 2016-2019: Herdsman on 600 head dairy farm, rotary parlour, spring block calving. In charge of calf rearing. Shepard to my own 250 ewes in spare time. 2014-2016- Private Yachts 2005-2014 - Royal Navy
Start: 04/08/2021 Finish: Not Specified