CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 80152

Self employed herd/flock manager and general farm worker looking for work in Scotland

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

BSc

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

Full clean UK driving licence (May 2016)
Car + trailer: Category B+E (June 2018)
Telehandler/ forklift licence (July 2017)
Woods Veterinary Group lameness course (August 2018)
Lantra Awards Responsible and Effective Control of Commensal Rodents (July 2019)
Lantra Awards Domestic Insect Control (June 2019)
Bronze Medallion Award in Life Saving (April 2012)
Shotgun Licence Certificate (May 2018)

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Ploughing, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

Feeding and telehandler work of all kinds.

Other livestock experience

Highly regarded dairy and beef experience including calving. Plenty of sheep experience including lambing. Also pigs taking from weaners to finished.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

-

Age

22

Marital status

None

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Hartpury

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Rugby and all manners of pest control including shooting.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

6ft 15st

Relevant health problems

None

Farming background

Agricultural Services & Pest Control Contractor Self Employed April 2020 Present

N*****Park Estate Organic Diary Farm

Youngstock management of purebred organic Jersey and Jersey cross calves. Responsibilities also included milking and general estate work such as pest control and machinery use. Grazing management, which is seen as a high priority, alongside antibiotic reduction protocols.

Achievements:

• Successfully running a business and handling finances including cash flow charts

• Excellent health and welfare of young stock

• Decreased rat and corvid population

Employment Hartpury University & Hartpury College March 2017 - Present

Herdsperson

Assisted management of 320-cow dairy herd, alongside general farm work of 900ewe breeding flock, 200-head beef enterprise, dairy replacement young stock, veal unit, deer enterprise and arable cropping.

Milking 2 times a day using 16/16 de-laval quick release parlour, occasional cover work necessary for feeding and shepherding.

Pest management across campus of many species using many methods.

Accomplishments:

Somatic cell count reduction along with mastitis case reduction

Reduction in Digital Dermatitis cases

Produced various mastitis control protocols for staff/students to follow

Rabbit control show increased forage and crop weights per acre

Pest management October 2013 August 2016 several farm businesses

Independent rabbit control using ferrets and firearms as well as pigeon, corvid and fox control.

May 2014 August 2015

Farm, Dyffryn general farm worker (part time)

General farm duties of an extensive milking system (60 cows), 200-ewe breeding flock and 40-head suckler beef enterprise. Bale carting and stacking experience by tractor.

FarmJune 2014 August 2014

South Wales general farm worker (part time)

General farm duties of an intensive dairy system (1800 cows), large scale beef enterprise, dairy replacement younstock and arable cropping.

Shuna Island July 2013 Sept 2013

Loch Linnhe West Coast of Scotland Assistant shepherd

Assistant shepherd for 400 breeding Cheviot ewes with lambs at foot and fox control. ATV and boating experience.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 17/05/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

-

Type of job

Any

Where would you like to work?

Scotland

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