Milker and herdsman with experience on all year round and spring calving dairies. SRUC graduate with BSc. Hard worker with lots of time spent working with stock of all types. Experience on herringbone and rotary parlours as well as Lely robots. Work anywhere in the UK.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
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.
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 owners hobbies.
Ayr and Newton Stewart March 2020 June 2020
The main tasks included in this job were working with the stock on sale days from when they arrive at the market to when they leave or put into the overnight lairage. In addition, general maintenance of the market and some office work.
General Farm Worker Merkland and Auchinernie, Kirkmichael October 2019 - Present
This involves operating tractors and other machinery, general maintenance of the farm and working with the stock. I have full responsibility for looking after the new robotic dairy whenever the owners are taking time off. I am confident in analysing the individual animal statistics from the Lely robots. I have a strong knowledge of dairy cows and their milk.
Milker/General Farm Worker - Maybole 2017 Present
Carrying out all aspects of dairying including milking on a 12 a side swing over parlour, often working independently under my own initiative. Other tasks included feeding youngstock, bedding and tractor work.
General Farm Worker, Barr 2013 Present
Work involves all jobs on the farm including working with livestock and general maintenance. Also getting beef calves ready for sale and drawing them for quality.
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 90 fattening cattle. Carried out tasks such as feeding, bedding, dosing and general stock care. In addition, I was required to make decisions on such operations as silage baling and the harvest. I enjoyed teaching some of the apprentices about stock handling and general stockmanship.
Yard Staff Aberdeen Northern Marts 2015 2019
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. Working as part of a team was very important here as dealing with dangerous cattle requires a high level of trust between colleagues.
Trailer Driver, Minishant Summer 2017 + 2020
Trailered silage off a self-propelled chopper during the summer on several different farms around North Ayrshire.
General Farm Worker Darahill, Udny Summer 2016
I was responsible for milking in the morning and evening, looking after the dry cows and fattening stock. Other tractor work also, such as loading bale trailers.
Start: 12/10/2020 Finish: Not Specified
Anywhere in the uk