CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 83135

Suffolk based wild boar/outdoor pig farmer with experience in the Arable side of farming as well. Extensive experienced in fencing, building and groundwork.
Qualified pest control operator with experience in a wide variety of wildlife management.
Experience within the food industry.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

City and Guilds

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

Eastern Training Alliance
- PA1, PA2-Ground crop sprayer mounted or trailed 2012
-PA2A Ground Crop Sprayer - Boom type hydraulic nozzle and/or rotary atomiser, mounted or trailed 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
- PA1, PA2-Ground crop sprayer mounted or trailed 2012
-PA2A Ground Crop Sprayer - Boom type hydraulic nozzle and/or rotary atomiser, mounted or trailed 2012

Lantra Awards
- 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
- FDQ Level 2 Award for Proficiency in Protecting the Welfare of Animals at Time of Killing 600/7724/4 Large Game 2016
-WATOK Licence-E13, E51, E52, E53,K21, K42, K51, K52, K53, M21, M42, M51, M52, M53. 2018

National Pest Technicians Association
- Certificate In Practical Pest Control 2003

DMQ-
Deer Stalking Certificate Level 1&2 2014

Lantra- Advanced Deer Management 2020.

CPCS- 360 Excavator above 10 tonne 2021.
CPCS- 360 excavator above 10 tonne lifting operations 2021.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Combine, Ploughing, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/Fork Lift, 360 Ticket, Fencing

Livestock experience

Pig, Poultry

Other equipment experience

I have good experience in tractor driving including using a number of attachments like ploughing, sub soiling, cultivation equipment, hedge cutting, loading lorries and corn carting. I have a limited amount of combining experience on a Class Dominator 204.

I have used trailed boom sprayers on both tractors and ATV.

I have experience with everyday maintenance of machinery and equipment from chainsaws trough to tractors and motor vehicles.

I have experience with the use of telehandler and forklifts for loading lorries, mucking out and other farm duties.

Welding experience.

I have extensive experience in using all sizes of 360 excavators and plant machinery in both Farming and construction situations.

I have extensive experience in construction, landscaping and all aspects of fencing works from domestic fencing through to livestock fencing to the highest standard.

Other livestock experience

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. I am qualified under the WATOK regulations for the humane slaughter of these birds when the time comes.

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.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

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Age

37

Marital status

Single.

Nationality

British

Where are you currently living?

Suffolk

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

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Hobbies

Shooting, deer stalking, dog training, Fishing and Cycling

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

5ft 10" White male of approximately 13.5st in weight.

Relevant health problems

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Farming background

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 harvests on a farm carrying out cultivation works, corn carting, operating the boom sprayer when needed and relief combine driver.

- 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/fatteners. 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.

2021- Carried out harvest work on a 1000 ha arable farm. My duties included machinery servicing and maintenance, Corn carting, moisture testing, grain store work, moving of equipment between farms and repair works to the combine and other machinery.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 16/03/2022 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

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Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

I am happy to be where the right job is and have no problem relocating if needed.

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