CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 83669

Stockman with experience on dairy, beef/sheep and arable units. SRUC graduate with BSc. Hard worker with lots of time spent working with stock of all types. Experience on both organic and conventional farms. Work anywhere in the UK.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications


Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

Tractor Ticket
Telehandler Ticket
Quadbike Ticket
AI Ticket
First Aid for Feet (cattle) Ticket

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

General tractor and loader work. Carting silage, grain and bales. Slurry and muck spreading. Bedding and feeding with machinery. Experienced in telescopic handlers, both 4 wheel steer and articulated.

Other livestock experience

Worked on dairies with the cows and the fattening cattle as well as bulls. Worked on small beef and sheep units with many different breeds of both. Worked with pigs for a short time as one of the farm owner's hobbies. Managed a dairy herd of 200 head, along with the fertility of the youngstock.

Personal information


Other Information




Marital status



United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Dumfries and Galloway

First language


Do you have the right to work in the UK?


Other languages



Fishing. Training my working collie. Shooting. Motorcycle riding. Playing in a pool team

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Relevant health problems


Farming background


Castle Douglas

June 2023 - Present

Sole herd management and milking of 190 Holstein cows producing around 10,000L per lactation. Responsible for health and welfare as well as improving the fertility of the herd and record keeping. Looking to change due to repetitive strain issues regarding milking.

Senior Dairy Stockperson

Farm in Dumfries

April 2022 - June 2023

Looking after two units with full responsibility for the day to day management of the 400 cattle. Doing all jobs from calving - calving. Responsible for data entry on four different herd management programs.



September 2021 - April 2022


Milking cattle twice a day with light responsibilities in repro and other aspects of cow health.



June 2017-October 2020 Part-time

October 2020-September 2021


Carrying out all shed handduties and milking the 200 cow herd independently. Occasionally feeding, bedding and other tractor work when it is required.

General Farm Worker,  Kirkmichael

October 2019 - October 2020


This involves operating tractors and other machinery, general maintenance of the farm and working with the stock.

Mole Controller

Self Employed

2009 Present

This job requires trapping the pests which is done for many of the local farmers. Good time management is key to being able to cover all of the ground required.

General Farm Worker, Bucksburn

March 2019-October 2019


Looked after 150 ewes and their followers as well as 20 cows and calves and 30 fattening cattle which were organic. There were also 70 conventional fatteners under my care. Carried out tasks such as feeding, bedding, dosing and general stock care. In addition, I was required to make decisions on stock grazing and the silage and harvest operations.

Yard Staff Aberdeen Northern Marts



I mainly worked with livestock to sort and pen them ready for the sale, to keep the ring moving well and then to re-pen them once they were bought.

General Farm Worker Darahill, Udny

Summer 2016

I was responsible for the shed hand duties in the morning and evening, looking after the dry cows and fattening stock. Other tractor work also, such as loading bale trailers.


Start: 07/08/2024 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region


Type of job


Where would you like to work?

Anywhere in the uk

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