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.
NVQ Level 1,2,3
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
GCSEs B-D ND Animal Management (Level 2) NVQ Agricultural Livestock Production (Level 3) First Aid At Work (Level 3).
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Baler, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry
Experience with tractors, trailers and telehandlers.
Some land work, including discing, rolling, power-harrowing. Have used toppers, tedders and small balers.
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.
No accommodation required. But may consider relocating if not too far from Cambridge.
Wife and 3-year-old child.
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.
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.
Start: 01/09/2021 Finish: Not Specified
Cambridgeshire Suffolk Norfolk