CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 76253

Experience Herd manager with 10 years plus experience with spring block calving, grazing systems. Looking for new opportunities within the south west.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

BTEC, NDA, City and Guilds, NVQ Level 1,2,3

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

BTEC first diploma agriculture (Distinction),BTEC level 3 extended diploma agriculture, NPTC milking and dairy hygiene, City and Guilds Stockmanship and welfare, OCR level 1 key skills communications,OCR level 1 key skills working with others, Leadership level 1 award.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Calving

Other equipment experience

Basic tractor operations, yard work,tractor and trailer, carting bales,mowing,raking, slurry tanking,fertiliser spinning, feeder wagon driving, transporting livestock,quad bike driving also hold a trailer licence.

Other livestock experience

Herdsman with 10 years + experience working with dairy cattle, beef ,young stock and calves. Have experience in managing animal health,stockmanship and animal welfare,A.I,foot trimming, dry cow management,grassland/grazing management. Capable of measuring grass with a quadrant and a plate meter, agrinet literate.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

n/a

Age

28

Marital status

Partner involved in farming. Can rear calves and milk.

Nationality

British

Where are you currently living?

Monmouthshire

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Clay pigeon shooting, socialising with family and friends

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

5,6 medium build

Relevant health problems

n/a

Farming background

Started off at home working on our beef farm with also a small flock of sheep, I have over the past 10 years been working as an assistant/ herd manager. I originally got the bug for dairy while I studied at Bicton college in my early teens and was shortly taken on as the assistant herdsman for 4 years. After Bicton I moved to Velcourt where I started out as the assistant herdsman but quickly was given the role as herd manager where I carried on working for a further 5 years. After nearly 10 years in dairy I decided to take a few months out where I was then offered a temporary stand in herdsman position for 6 months. After this position I then managed a few months away back home in Devon helping out on the family beef farm. While back at home I was offered an assistant managers position on an 1000 spring calving on an estate in Gloucester. I'm currently now herd/farm manager on a 200 cow spring calving herd in Monmouthshire where my partner and I run the farm together. Due to the farm owners want to retire we are looking for new opportunities.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 21/01/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

South West

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

South West

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