CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 79552

I am an experienced head herdsman with over 30 experience in dairy farming. Looking for a long term job within 10 miles of Frome, Somerset. Have AI/foot trimming and Advanced Herdsman certificates and excellent herd health skills.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Not listed

Other qualifications

NCA, ANCAM. Trained at Lackham College. Also have AI/Foot trimming and Advanced Herdsman certificates and many extra skills.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef

Other equipment experience

Lantra Telehandler qualified. 30 + years tractor driving experience.

Other livestock experience

30 years as dairy herdsman. Early job experience with beef youngstock and varied family experience with pigs, goats and llamas!

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

-

Age

50

Marital status

Married with 3 sons, 2 currently away at university.

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Somerset

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Enjoy dog walks, family pub lunches and am Captain of a skittles team.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

6" tall. 12st weight.

Relevant health problems

-

Farming background

2015-present head herdsman on 600 milking herd. In charge of milking, herd health, foot trimming, record keeping. 2014-15 same farm as assistant herdsman. 2003-2014 head herdsman on 200 herd farm in Somerset. 2001-2003 - assistant herdsman on 500 dairy herd in mid-Wales. Left to move up to head herdsman. 1991-2001 herdsman on 100 herd farm in Wiltshire. Trained at Lackham College, Wiltshire.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 01/12/2020 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

South West

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

Within 10 miles of Frome, Somerset

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