Experienced Agricultural Technician, with arable and livestock farming experience looking for an opportunity to farm with Partner who has equine and livestock experience. Happy to relocate for the right job.
City and Guilds, NVQ Level 1,2,3
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing
I have worked as an agricultural technician for over 10 years specialising in New Holland Tractors and implements. I previously worked as a farm hand and continue to help out at a local farm when short staffed with arable work such as ploughing, cultivating and baling, and have experience driving a combine and drilling. I have a licence to drive a rough terrain telehandler. I have 2 vintage tractors that I have restored to working order and compete in ploughing matches and carry out topping etc with them.
Have been responsible for a mixed herd of 200 head of beef cattle and 700 sheep and the care that goes with them. Component dehorning, worming, vaccinating. Can shear. Assist with lambing on a yearly basis. Some experience with pigs but only to supply the farm not large scale.
My Partner is from a rural background and has extensive equestrian experience and has worked with sheep, predominantly at lambing time but is competent with their year round management. She can drive a tractor and is competent ploughing and silage carting.
I have 2 vintage tractors that I have restored and participate in ploughing matches. I enjoy walking and hiking and playing rugby.
February 2020 - Present: Agricultural Technician, H******* Tractors
March 2009 - January 2020: Agricultural Technician, Industrial Equipment Suppliers
September 2007 - March 2009: Farm Hand on a mixed 500 Acre farm (50/50 arable/livestock) with 200 beef cattle and 700 sheep.
Grew up with my grandfather who Tennant farmed an estate farm of mixed purpose in Northamptonshire and was involved in farm life from a young age. My parents ran a successful Market Garden service supplying fruit and vegetables to the surrounding villages.
Start: 02/11/2020 Finish: Not Specified
Happy to relocate for the right position.