CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 80585

Highly experience herdsman currently working in Leicestershire seeking a full time herdsman role.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

GCSE Maths and English - C
Certified AI specialist
Teleporter license
First Aid trained

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Calving

Other equipment experience

I was a contractor working alongside a close nit team of 8 to meet regular deadlines. I was responsible for the maintenance of my own tractor during all jobs. In the winter I took control of a compost contract on my own for the company. Some other activities I took part in were straw spreading, bail carting & loading, transporting slurry & spreading, filling silage trailers and chopping maize.

Other livestock experience

From a very young age I worked alongside my dad milking cows and assisting with general farm maintenance. I was an assistant herdsman for nearly 4 years, working alongside the head herdsman to look after a herd of 300, which involved calving, foot trimming, AI, general farm work and maintenance. In all of my dairy jobs I aim to keep all bacto scans down and have a low cell count in the parlour.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

-

Age

34

Marital status

Yes, i am cohabiting

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Leicestershire

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Play darts, explore culture and hisoric buildings.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

6 ft 2

Relevant health problems

N/A

Farming background

Herdsman (June 2010 - November 2013)

Here I took on a number of jobs milking, looking after calves, feeing bedding and tractor work

Assistant Herdsman (December 2013 November 2017)

Here I was the assistant herdsman for nearly 4 years, working alongside the head herdsman to look after a herd of 300 cows, which involved calving, foot trimming, AI, general farm work and maintenance. My main role here was milking where I kept the bacto scan between 2 and 8 on a regular basis as well as keeping the somatic cell count between 60 and 100.

Relief Milker (November 2017 July 2018)

This role was primarily focussed on milking the 200 cow herd however, I also assisted with the AI, Foot trimming, tractor work and parlour cleaning to help maintain the standards of the farm and cleanliness of the conditions for milking.

Agricultural Contractor (July 2018- July 2019)

Here I was a contractor working alongside a close nit team of 8 to meet regular deadlines. I was responsible for the maintenance of my own tractor during all jobs. In the winter I took control of a compost contract on my own for the company. Some other activities I took part in were straw spreading, bail carting & loading, transporting slurry & spreading, filling silage trailers and chopping maize.

Relief Milker (July 2019 present)

During my time relief milking I have looked after a herd of 300, often doing both milkings while keeping the parlour to a high standard. Again here I have been involved in maintaining the cows health, treating where necessary. Taking part in helping with AI and foot trimming.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 04/01/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

-

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

Remaining in the UK around the border of Leicestershire. DOCUMENT CV AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

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