CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 80522

Punctual, hardworking with a passion for the farming industry. A proven track
record of working long hours when required, trustworthy, extremely practical
and reliable with a clean driving licence. Comfortable both working alone and
as part of a team. Experience of working in NZ.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

BTEC

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
• Brackenhurst Agricultural College, Nottingham Trent University
Sept 15-July17
• Extended Diploma in Agriculture, graduated with distinction
• Special Achievement Award: Meritorious performance having
demonstrated a consistently high level of commitment to study and
effective application of learning
• Spraying Efficiency Tests PA1, PA2 & PA4 (Granular application)
• Telehandler qualification
• Stamford Endowed School, Stamford, Lincs: Gained 8 iGCSEs (4 @ B
grade, 4 @ C grade)
• Lantra Foot Trimming qualification
• Artificial Insemination (AI) Trained

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/Fork Lift

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

Harvest Experience

Farm, Nottinghamshire 10 Jul Dec 17

Seasonal harvest work, including carting of combinable crops and root

vegetable crops, slug control. Pipe laying for irrigation.

Farm, Yaxley Aug-Sept 16

Harvest work and cultivation, joining a team of 6 to ensure that the crop was

delivered in peak condition, which required working long consecutive days.

Key responsibilities included grain carting from field to main farm site (approx.

5 miles each way) which involved driving along main road. Cultivated as well

as rolling of fields in preparation for next crop, carting of fertilizer.

Farm, Pondersbridge, Cambs Aug 15

Key Responsibilities included loading of trailer from harvester of grain & pea

crop, carting from field to main farm site (all off road), emptying of trailer into

store. Prior to harvest required to grass cut.

Other livestock experience

Livestock Experience

Farm, Tugby, LE7

9WB Jul 19-present

Key Responsibilities include rearing all young stock until 2years old. General

husbandry including AI and foot trimming, feeding of TMR and milking,

maintenance of grazing platform which includes mowing and strip grazing

-Dairy Herdsman, New Zealand for Fontera,Chairman

Jan Aug 18

Working on a large scale dairy farm (1500 cows: 300 Autumn calvers, 1200

Spring Calvers). Experienced numerous 1-2-1 mentoring sessions on importance of sustainability, animal health, dairy design, as well as

maximising profits without subsidies, maximising milk yield through

management of the grazing platform and maintenance of local environment.

John also discussed the devastating and deliberate Melamine contamination

that occurred in 2008 and separately explained the impact of the global

market on dairy prices. Visited a Fontera South Island NZ farm to observe

differences in livestock practice (dry stock farm) due to climate and land

variation (irrigation required).

Key responsibilities included rearing calves, planning the feed budget,

fertilizing, milking & management of 50 bail rotary parlour to ensure delivery of

milk that exceeded quality standards, dry cow management and fencing.

Preparing Kiwi orchard (experience of diversification). Timing of spraying and

maintenance of orchard, grafting of new plants onto old root stock to improve

fruit production.

Farm, Halloughton, Notts October 15 July 17

Working on a dairy farm milking two herds of 300 cows, feeding calves,

carting silage, straw bales, and manure.

Key responsibilities to follow correct procedures to ensure optimum cow

health and to maintain the required hygiene standards.

Experience with working front loader tractors.

Proven track record of waking up early and working long days.

-Under Keeper,Elton, Cambs June- July 15

Worked closely with Game Keeper

Key responsibilities included checking and repairing of fencing and pens

grass cutting and use of strimmer, feeding and watering of young pheasant

chicks, clipping of bird wings at 12 weeks, moving of young chicks into wood

cover.

-Lambing, Farm. Spalding Spring 2012,2013,2014

Working closely with the head Shepherd to ensure maximum yield of lambs

per head of ewe.

Key responsibilities included regular checking of ewes to assess if any were in

birthing difficulty, personally assisted in the safe delivery of lambs, as well as

preparing the bonding pen, skinning of dead lambs where appropriate to put

on cade to promote bonding with a ewe, checking for the healing of umbilical

cord, docking of lambs and lamb testicles where required, marking/numbering

of livestock, feeding of ewes either by use of a Spinner on the back of a

buggy or delivering by bucket into pens, bottle feeding of cades, regular

cleaning out of and the filling of water tanks.

Dairy 20-05-2020- 15-12-2020

Role- second in command.

Assisting the heard manager with the day to day running of the farm.

Jobs included milking, calf rearing and youngstock.

As well as the health of the heard e.g. foot trimming, heat detection and A.I.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

-

Age

21

Marital status

-

Nationality

English

Where are you currently living?

Northamptonshire

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

I enjoy working on my Land Rover, playing hockey and shooting. Also training my dog.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

-

Relevant health problems

-

Farming background

Work Experience

Includes both Livestock and Arable

Livestock Experience

-Young Stock Manager, Farm, Tugby, LE7

9WB Jul 19-present

Key Responsibilities include rearing all young stock until 2years old. General

husbandry including AI and foot trimming, feeding of TMR and milking,

maintenance of grazing platform which includes mowing and strip grazing

-Dairy Herdsman, New Zealand for Fontera,Chairman

Jan Aug 18

Working on a large scale dairy farm (1500 cows: 300 Autumn calvers, 1200

Spring Calvers). Experienced numerous 1-2-1 mentoring sessions on importance of sustainability, animal health, dairy design, as well as

maximising profits without subsidies, maximising milk yield through

management of the grazing platform and maintenance of local environment.

John also discussed the devastating and deliberate Melamine contamination

that occurred in 2008 and separately explained the impact of the global

market on dairy prices. Visited a Fontera South Island NZ farm to observe

differences in livestock practice (dry stock farm) due to climate and land

variation (irrigation required).

Key responsibilities included rearing calves, planning the feed budget,

fertilizing, milking & management of 50 bail rotary parlour to ensure delivery of

milk that exceeded quality standards, dry cow management and fencing.

Preparing Kiwi orchard (experience of diversification). Timing of spraying and

maintenance of orchard, grafting of new plants onto old root stock to improve

fruit production.

Dairy Farm, Halloughton, Notts October 15 July 17

Working on a dairy farm milking two herds of 300 cows, feeding calves,

carting silage, straw bales, and manure.

Key responsibilities to follow correct procedures to ensure optimum cow

health and to maintain the required hygiene standards.

Experience with working front loader tractors.

Proven track record of waking up early and working long days.

-Under Keeper, Elton, Cambs June- July 15

Worked closely with Game Keeper

Key responsibilities included checking and repairing of fencing and pens

grass cutting and use of strimmer, feeding and watering of young pheasant

chicks, clipping of bird wings at 12 weeks, moving of young chicks into wood

cover.

-Lambing, Farm,Spalding Spring 2012,2013,2014

Working closely with the head Shepherd to ensure maximum yield of lambs

per head of ewe.

Key responsibilities included regular checking of ewes to assess if any were in

birthing difficulty, personally assisted in the safe delivery of lambs, as well as

preparing the bonding pen, skinning of dead lambs where appropriate to put

on cade to promote bonding with a ewe, checking for the healing of umbilical

cord, docking of lambs and lamb testicles where required, marking/numbering

of livestock, feeding of ewes either by use of a Spinner on the back of a

buggy or delivering by bucket into pens, bottle feeding of cades, regular

cleaning out of and the filling of water tanks.

Harvest Experience

Farm, Nottinghamshire 10 Jul Dec 17

Seasonal harvest work, including carting of combinable crops and root

vegetable crops, slug control. Pipe laying for irrigation.

Farm, Yaxley Aug-Sept 16

Harvest work and cultivation, joining a team of 6 to ensure that the crop was

delivered in peak condition, which required working long consecutive days.

Key responsibilities included grain carting from field to main farm site (approx.

5 miles each way) which involved driving along main road. Cultivated as well

as rolling of fields in preparation for next crop, carting of fertilizer.

Farm, Pondersbridge, Cambs Aug 15

Key Responsibilities included loading of trailer from harvester of grain & pea

crop, carting from field to main farm site (all off road), emptying of trailer into

store. Prior to harvest required to grass cut. Involved in servicing of own

tractor and trailer.

Other Work Experience

-Kitchen Hand, Elton, Cambs Sept13-Feb15

Working in a busy pub as a kitchen hand as part of the kitchen team reporting

directly to the Head Chef.

Key responsibilities included the prompt and efficient cleaning of cooking

equipment, ensuring the equipment was put away correctly whilst maintaining

tidiness of the working area. Also helped to ensure meals went out to

customers on time.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 30/01/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

North East

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

anywhere

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