Experienced herdsman manager looking for work Devon/Cornwall.
Full Car Licence
Various tasks done over the years
Experienced in all dairy stock tasks including milking, calf rearing, foot trimming, extended grazing.
For relief work no For a permanent job yes
Watching rugby Hunting Puppy walking fox hounds and beagles
June 2020- present relief milking and odd jobbing
April 2018 May2020 Herd manager of 280, split calving, New Zealand grass based system
July 2017 March 2018 Relief milking, calf rearing and odd jobbing.
October 2016 May 2017 Herd manager of 350 spring calving cows. New Zealand based system.
January 2015 September 2016 Herd manager of 180 spring/ summer calving unit.
Tidwell Barton, Budleigh Salterton
August 2014 January 2015 Herdsman, milking 200 cows, all year round calving.
June 2013 - July 2014 Herdsman, milking 200 cows, day to day running of farm.
April 2010 - June 2013 Managing 220 cows. Responsible for calving, fertility, herd health, milk hygiene, pasture management and fertilizer application, supplement feeding. Working closely with owner, share-milker, consultant and vets to ensure farm was successful.
July 2004 - April 2010 Relief herdsperson on various farms.
Farm Services, Matamata, NZ.
June 1996 - June 2004 Herdsperson to Herd manager. 550 ha farm 360 cow dairy/arable farm. Run on NZ Spring calving/grazing system using a range of supplements.
Exeter, Devon. UK
February 1994 - June 1996 Herdsman responsible for 130 cow autumn calving herd. 1 of 3 herds on a 500 ha dairy/arable farm. Responsible for day to day management of cows.
Bisterne, Ringwood, Hants, UK.
Start: 28/07/2020 Finish: Not Specified