CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 70283

An experienced and qualified stockman, working in the industry for 13 years. Main stock experience is with sheep, cattle and pigs - with some poultry.

Also looking to gain more arable experience, ideally under conservation or regenerative principles. Work in Cambridgeshire/Suffolk/Norfolk.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

NVQ Level 1,2,3

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

GCSEs B-D ND Animal Management (Level 2) NVQ Agricultural Livestock Production (Level 3) First Aid At Work (Level 3).

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Baler, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry

Other equipment experience

Experience with tractors, trailers and telehandlers.

Some land work, including discing, rolling, power-harrowing. Have used toppers, tedders and small balers.

Other livestock experience

Cattle - Primarily beef rearing experience. As well as hand rearing bought in calves over winter then to be sold at market. All aspects of husbandry, breeding and record keeping.

Sheep - All aspects of husbandry, breeding, lambing and good record keeping.

Grazing Management - Use high density, management-intensive grazing to increase pasture health, livestock numbers and utilisation; as well as cut herbicide use.

Pigs - all aspects of husbandry, breeding, AI, growing and finishing.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

No accommodation required. But may consider relocating if not too far from Cambridge.

Age

29

Marital status

Wife and 3-year-old child.

Nationality

British

Where are you currently living?

Cambridgeshire

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Most free time is taken up with looking after my son. Enjoy tending to an allotment, and bee hives, both of which I keep locally.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

-

Relevant health problems

None.

Farming background

2019 - present

Farm Support Worker/Livestock Manager

Small acreage care farm, supporting adults with learning difficulties and mental health issues in a farm environment. Managed livestock, and companion animals, applying previous grazing and rearing experience to a smaller scale farm.

2014 - 2019

Farm Worker/Stockman (100ac) Focusing on pasture based beef and lamb. Indoor pig breeding and finishing. Some poultry work - chickens and turkeys.

2013 - 2014

Assistant Site Manager/Farm Worker on a hobby farm attached to secondary school- caretaking responsibilities as well as supervising the general husbandry of cattle, sheep and pigs.

2007 - 2013

Assistant Stockman/Apprentice/Stockman (100ac) on a mainly pig farm producing direct-marketed pork. Also managed the pedigree cattle herd and traditional breed sheep flock.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 01/09/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

East Anglia

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

Cambridgeshire Suffolk Norfolk

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