Suffolk based wild boar/outdoor pig farmer with experience in the Arable side of farming as well. Fencing, building and groundwork experience.
City and Guilds
Mainly Arable, Mixed Farming
Eastern Training Alliance
- PA2-Boom Sprayer Attendance Certificate 2012
-Safe Manual Handling Attendance Certificate 2015
Anglia Rural Training Attendance Certificates
- Basic Ploughing Skills 2002
-Basic Tractor Driving 2002
-Basic Tractor Maintenance 2002
- Chainsaw maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling of Small Trees 2002
City & Guilds NPTC
- Level 2 Award in Transport of Animals by Road (Short Journeys) 2017
- Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides 2012
- Sit Astride ATV All Terrain Use Including Loads and Trailed Equipment 2015
- Certificate of Training in Rodent Control on Farms 2017
Lindum Farm Associates
-Safe Use of Talunex and Phostoxin 2008
- FDQ Level 2 Award for Proficiency in Protecting the Welfare of Animals at Time of Killing 600/7724/4 Large Game 2016
National Pest Technicians Association
- Certificate In Practical Pest Control 2003
Deer Stalking Certificate Level 1&2 2014
Full Car Licence, LGV C+E (UK Only)
Tractor, Combine, Ploughing, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
I have experience in tractor driving including using a number of attachments like ploughing, sub soiling, cultivation equipment, hedge cutting and corn carting. I have a limited amount of combining experience.
I have used trailed boom sprayers on both tractors and ATV.
I have experience with everyday maintenance of machinery and equipment.
I have experience with the use of telehandler and forklifts for loading lorries etc.
I have experience in using 260 excavators and plant machinery.
I have extensive experience in landscaping and all aspects of fencing works from domestic fencing through to livestock fencing to the highest standard.
I have some experience with poultry farming mainly chickens and turkeys for the Xmas market. These duties involved the feeding and watering of the birds and included mucking out duties and the killing of the birds.
I have good experience of outdoor small scale pig farming from breeding through to finishing of rare breed pigs.
I have exceptional experience of running a wild boar farm and these duties include everything from gaining the Dangerous Wild Animals Licence to keep the wild boar, Breeding and rearing of finishing boar through to the operation and maintenance of the On Farm Slaughter Facility I established on site to enable the slaughter of these animals.
Shooting, deer stalking, dog training and Fishing
5ft 10" White male of approximately 13.5st in weight.
2002-2003 I worked on an arable farm where my duties consisted of ploughing and cultivation works, hedge and grass cutting, loading/unloading lorries and general farm maintenance duties.
2003-2004 I worked on a mixed farm of Arable farming and Turkey Farming where my duties consisted of cultivation works, loading and unloading of lorries, fertiliser spreading using a spinner type spreader. I carried out day to day checks on the turkeys and addressed any welfare concerns.
2005-2015 I helped out during harvest on farms carrying out cultivation works, corn carting, operating the boom sprayer when needed.
- During this period I have been a self employed landscape gardener and these duties included fencing, groundwork, bricklaying, turf laying and estate management.
I gained experience with driving mini diggers and dumpers during this time.
20015-2020 I have been running my own small scale livestock farm consisting of 131 wild boar 11 breeding animals and 120 grower/fattners. 15 breeding rare breed sows and progeny. My duties included all welfare requirements, dealings with vets, DEFRA, Food Standards Agency, Environment Agency and local authority. I was responsible for ordering feed and management of breeding programs and future planning.
Start: 01/02/2021 Finish: Not Specified