Currently working as an assistant herdsman looking to expand and progress my career within the dairy industry. I'm 23 years old with AI, loadall, atv and chainsaw qualifications.
Level 3 diploma in agriculture at distinction grade. Lantra training courses on atv, telescopic loadall and chainsaw. And AI training.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Ploughing, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Power harrowing, sillage trailers, mowing, raking, clamp work. Harrowing + rolling.
Four seasons independent lambing experience. All aspects of husbandry from record keeping to tagging and mothering on orphans. Small amounts of sheep stock work during this time too. Basic drenching and hoof trimming. Relief milking and general farm work on several dairy farms during my college days which then progressed to being a herdsman for 2 years, this time was split between a smaller scale autum block calving grass based unit and a larger scale robotic housed unit. I also undertook a head stockman role for 1000 head of cattle on a wiltshire estate rearing cattle from milk calf to finishing. Currently working as an assistant herdsman.
I'm a keen pursuer of rural activities. Hunting and shooting and working my own dogs and ferrets, as well as fishing and attending young farmers events with my friends.
5'11 slim build (65kg)
Family members are/were farm workers and herdman. Four seasons independent lambing experience. 7 years dairy work, including relief milking general farm labour, machinery operations and all aspects of husbandry. Including the independent calving of cows and running of a calf unit. Experience as a Herdman responsible for all aspects of herd health and AI.
Start: 24/05/2022 Finish: Not Specified
As close to home as possible (Gloucester)