Successful Mature Female farmer 36 years experience in Dairy, Beef, Arable & Sheep, plus farmhouse accommodation
City and Guilds
Level 2 certificate in the welfare of animals during transport, craftsman certificate, City & Guilds phase 1 to 4 in dairy, beef, grassland, and enterprise and business management.
Certified in artificial insemination.
Computer literate in Total Management Programme, Word, Excel & other programmes.
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift
Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Stock trailer, quad bike
1981 - 1990 Working on the family Dairy farm.
1990 - 2016. Crown Estate tenant breeding and milking 140 pedigree Holstein Friesian cows, with full management of accounts, farm assurance and welfare .
1996 to 2016 - Beef - 80 suckler cows, store and finishing cattle.
1996 to 2916 - Arable experience growing 400 acres of combinable crops, wheat, barley, OSR for feed and milling.
1998 - 2003. Contract Calf rearing for five years with Mid west calves Batch rearing from 7 days to 3 months.
2016 - 2019. Lambing 450 ewes for two years increasing to 1,270 Exmoor horn and Scotch mules indoors, with a further 450 ewes in April on an outdoor/ indoor system.
2019 - to date. Currently managing dairy and beef young stock enterprises on block calving Spring and Autumn herds of organic Friesian cows. Responsible for day old calves through to two-year-old heifer replacement or finished beef.
Runner up apprentice of the year in 1984 Showing Holstein Friesian calves & adult cattle Stock judging Field trialling springer and cocker spaniels
Train & work springer and cocker spaniels
5ft 3, 9 stone. Fit &active
Farmer's daughter born in Dunster, Somerset. I farmed in partnership with my father and later took on the Crown Estate tenancy of the 200-acre intensive dairy farm.
In 1996 I relocated all my stock to a 550-acre holding in Wiltshire where I was dairy, beef and arable farming for 20 years.
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