An experienced farmer with good knowledge and experience in fieldwork, tractor driving, calf rearing, animal welfare, herd management, feeding cows, milking robots, feeding robots and milking plants.
NVQ Level 1,2,3, BSc
Mainly Arable, Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming, Other
Tele-handler license, cow foot-trimming qualification, tractor licence.
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence, International
Tractor, Baler, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Calving
I have experience working and maintaining the following equipment:
Dairy equipment including milking robots and feeding robots;
Technical equipment, such as tractors and a milking plant;
Cropping, cultivating, sowing, planting and fertilizing machinery;
and fencing and building equipment, including water pipes.
I have experience with young-stock management, including the following: rearing calves, managing calf health, training calves to feed on the robot, weaning calves, looking after the older calves on pasture land and feeding cows. This has also included milking, treating cows, yard work, foot-trimming and office work.
I have also worked on a farm milking 200 cows using three robots. This role also included foot-trimming, feeding cows, ordering required products to run the farm, maintaining the dairy equipment - including the milking robots and working with other animal and agricultural professionals: monitoring health, fertility and milk yield and optimising feed ratio in response to findings.
Yes, my wife.
I enjoy collecting and chopping wood, spending time by the sea on a boat or on the seaside, spending time with my family and friends, reading, watching films.
Around 5'8 and 11 stone.
I have worked for a charity, delivering furniture, collecting donations and supporting management in the warehouse.
I have worked for a heating and plumbing company, doing gas work, plumbing and working on and installing heating and solar panel systems.
Start: 01/11/2021 Finish: Not Specified
Anywhere in England, Wales or south Scotland.