CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 83866

Female looking to work with livestock anywhere in the UK. Experience with beef and dairy cattle as well as sheep.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

BTEC, City and Guilds

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

BTEC National Diploma in Agriculture grade D*D*

BTEC National Extended Diploma in Animal Management with Science D*D*D*

GCSE English Language (grade A)
GCSE English Literature (grade A)
GCSE Maths (grade A)
GCSE Biology (grade A)
GCSE Chemistry (grade A)
GCSE Physics (grade A)
GCSE Applied Business Studies (grade A)
GCSE Geography (grade A)
GCSE History (grade A*)
GCSE French (grade A*)

City and Guilds Level 2 Health and Safety

Driving Licence

Provisional

Equipment experience

Tractor, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

Some experience driving a tractor and fencing at college.

Some ATV experience.

Other livestock experience

Worked with a herd of Red Poll cattle at Shuttleworth College carrying out vaccinations, health checks, assessing condition of stock for breeding and slaughter, some calving, feeding, mucking out, and grooming for show.

Worked with a flock of approximately 250 Suffolk Cross sheep at Shuttleworth college carrying out tasks such as vaccinations, worming, pregnancy diagnosis and spraying sheep according to the colour code for single/twin lambs, feeding orphan lambs, feeding pregnant ewes, navel dipping, castration, tail docking, ear tagging and hoof trimming. I was also chosen as a stockjudge for breeding ewes as part of the Smithfield Show in 2016. I have observed shearing as well.

I have some experience with goats at college carrying out basic tasks such as mucking out, feeding, grooming and health checks.

Currently working on a dairy farm milking the herd of 380 cows twice a day (mixture of commercial crosses, Danish Red, Norwegian Red and Shorthorn) and cleaning the parlour. Have also fed calves both with a bucket and bottle, treated dry cows and checked ear tag numbers for paperwork.

Previously owned chickens as pets.

Personal information
Sex

Female

Other Information

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Age

20

Marital status

-

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Cumbria

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

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Hobbies

I am a very outdoorsy person so spend as much of my time as I can outdoors in nature. I enjoy walking and caring for my 2 dogs (a Welsh Sheepdog and a Westie). Dog training is a big passion of mine and I'd also like to train my sheepdog to herd as he is from strong working lines. I also enjoy foraging and have recently started fishing, I enjoy these things as it installs a connection between our food and where it came from as well as meaning I can spend time in nature. Photography is another hobby of mine and I mainly take photos of the landscape, nature and my dogs.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

Height: 5' 5" Weight: 59kg I am currently working on a dairy farm. I have also travelled all over the Scottish Highlands and am from Bedfordshire. I am 20 years old, and although I do not have a farming background the agricultural industry is something I am keen to work in, ideally working with livestock as I have always wanted to work with animals. I am punctual, ambitious and keen to learn.

Relevant health problems

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Farming background

2020 - Currently working on a dairy farm milking twice a day and cleaning parlour.

2018-2019 - Volunteer at a dog training and behaviour school.

Late 2015 - Volunteer at a cattery.

Summer 2015 - Volunteer at a dog rescue.

Also have experience with beef cattle and sheep.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 15/10/2020 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

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Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

I would ideally like to work on a livestock farm, preferably with sheep as I have more knowledge and experience with them but I would also be more than happy and eager to work with other species of livestock. A position where accommodation is available for 2 people is essential. Would love to work in Scotland or the South West of England but happy to work anywhere in the UK.

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