Self employed herd/flock manager and general farm worker looking for work in Scotland
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
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)
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Ploughing, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Feeding and telehandler work of all kinds.
Highly regarded dairy and beef experience including calving. Plenty of sheep experience including lambing. Also pigs taking from weaners to finished.
Rugby and all manners of pest control including shooting.
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.
• 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
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.
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.
Start: 17/05/2021 Finish: Not Specified