Experienced, enthusiastic herdsman/stockman/tractor driver looking to relocate to the coast. Searching for either a herdsman only job or couples job with my wife who is experienced in calf rearing and milking.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, Tracked Machine, Other harvesters, Fencing
Scraping up, feeding, bedding, rolling, drilling, grain carting, bailing, slurry, silage, topping, harrowing and ploughing. Have used all typed of tractors and machinery ranging from old to new.
Herdsman for 5+ years, previously on another farm which was also a dairy farm. My role here was stockman, tractor driver and relief milker. I was at this employments for 8 years.
Yes - married, we have two terriers and a horse.
Astrophotographer, surfing, body boarding and hiking. I am a very social person and love meeting new people and trying new things.
Height: 5ft 11in Weight: 12 stone
Currently working as a General Farm Worker no day is the same. I relief milk 330+ cows in a
Westfalia swing over parlour 4 times a week where I maintain high standards in the parlour and split
the rest of my time between yard work, tractor driving and caring for the cows.
My tractor work is dependent on the time of year but will vary between silage, tedding, slurry
tanking and topping etc during the summer. Winter is slightly different due to the farm running an
autumn block calving system so when not calving, milking or doing night checks I would be scraping
up, feeding and caring for the youngstock. I enjoyed working with the team at Fernhill Farm but
would like to return to more of a milking dominant role. 2015 - To 2020
350+ mixed dairy herd. Herdsman role, second to Farm Manager. Milking twice daily in 20/40 swing over Westfalia parlour. Spring block calving, winter housing and summer grazing. In charge of grazing management, veterinary care, foot trimming and general care of the herd including bulling heifers. Also complete rolling, harrowing, topping and fencing.
200 milking dairy herd plus all following youngstock. Winter housing and summer grazing Autumn block calving. All harvest work, silage work, cultivation and drilling.
Start: 16/08/2021 Finish: Not Specified
South West region, looking to mover nearer to the coast.