From Northern Ireland, lots of experience within the agricultural industry, good reliable worker, looking for work in the farming sector (Harvest work, tractor operator). I am good with the upkeep of machinery and hard working.
Mainly Arable, Mixed Farming, Other
Btec level 3 extended diploma in agriculture
Queens University Belfast BSc (Hons) Degree in Agricultural Technology (2020-2024)
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Date: May 2018 September 2019 (Placement year). Occasional work during busy times.
Farming 690 hectares (equivalent 1700 acres) consisting of a lowland farm (600 acres) and renting a hill (1100 acres). Calving 240 suckler cows, calving from December to April. All offspring are kept through to beef.
Duties:Main duties on this farm was all aspects of feeding stock and tractor work including diet feeding (TMR. Calving cows on a daily basis and managing the calf nutrition. Servicing machinery close to silage time and general maintenance all year-round including farm buildings was also an important task. All slurry and silage were carried out on the farm. Using Case tractors (Case puma 155, 140 maxum, 115MXU) and New hollands (T6070, T7200) buckraking silage using JCB 310S.
Date:14th June 2020 15th September 2020
Farm. Total farm size 2,600 hectares in 14 blocks of size 540ha down to 44ha.
Duties:Main duties on this farm included carting grain using an 18 tonne Richard western from the combine to the yard. Other jobs that I done on this was ploughing, cultivation work, moving hay and straw from the fields, topping and rolling ground after sowing. A lot of road work had to be done on this farm and getting used to towns/ farms was my strong point. I was a quick learner and could use this as an advantage. Every employee got their own tractor and had to look after it. This included cleaning, washing windows, servicing and blowing out radiators. Keeping machinery like (Tractors, shovels, implements) all greased and maintained. Tractors I was working with was John Deere 6155R, 6150R, 6120R. I also operated a JCB 541-70.
Worked on a placement farm with 220 suckler cows , calving a spring herd. Also own 180 ewes which lamb in the third week of March.
Height : 6 feet
No health problems
May 2018 September 2019 (Placement year). Main duties on this farm was all aspects of feeding stock and tractor work including diet feeding (TMR).
Start: 02/07/2021 Finish: 23/09/2021
England, Scotland or Wales