CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 85787

Experienced herdsperson looking for a position on grass based farm (management dairy, suckler or sheep) in Scotland. Particularly interested in rotational grazing.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

MSc

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

degree in organic farming - Kassel university

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence, LGV/HGV Truck

Equipment experience

Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry

Other equipment experience

I have organised and participated in silage making (from choosing appropriate varieties to harvesting), barley culture, field vegetable cultures (planting, mecanical weeding).

Other livestock experience

Management of a mixed grass based care farm (200 acres, 27 dairy/beef cows, 60 ewes, 4 sows, various poultry). Rotational grazing from reorganising paddocks and tracks to managing grazing on a day to day basis (using a plate meter and agrinet)

Management of herds, flocks : ration, AI, calving, milking, lambing, shearing, grazing management

Personal information
Sex

Female

Other Information

-

Age

35

Marital status

no

Nationality

France

Where are you currently living?

Aberdeen

First language

French/ English / German

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

-

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

-

Relevant health problems

no

Farming background

FARM, Aberdeen

Farm manager, 2017-2020

Management of a mixed grass based care farm (200 acres, 27 dairy/beef cows, 60 ewes, 4 sows, various poultry).

Management of a team of 20 persons (12 with special needs)

Financial analysis, record keeping and sales organization.

- non-profit organisation

Adviser, 2011-2016

Training and technical support for farmers in rotational grazing, dairy herd management, global animal health

Project management: independent dairy collective project, farmers group for biodiversity enhancement

Normandise, Dairy farm France

Dairy herd manager, 2014 2016

Care of 70 dairycows (180 acres) and associated foddercrops.

Creation of a new grazing system

organic farmers organisation

Adviser, 2010-2011

Education, training for organic farmers: crops and vegetable growing.

market gardening farm

Gardener, 2009 (6 Months)

Field vegetables 300 acres

Preferences
Availability

Start: 23/07/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

Scotland

Type of job

Any

Where would you like to work?

On a grass based farm, as a farm or herd manager (dairy, suckler or sheep). I am particularly interested in rotational grazing, low input animal husbandry. I enjoy working with a team and have developed leadership skills over the years.

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