I have worked for the same family estate since leaving High school 42 years ago. The estate has passed over family hands 3 times an I have stayed throughout. I have gained a vast amount of experience throughout my time working for the estate. Looking for work within commuting distance to Biggar
City and Guilds
Oatridge agricultural collage - block release 1979 - 1982 - Citizens guild in agriculture
Biggar High School 1975 - 1978
Lely robot training
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, 360 Ticket, Other harvesters, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Calving
Tractor work - ploughing, seeding, silage, forklift work, feeding beasts etc
Wheeled digger and trac 360 digger
Maintaining machinery - welding, fabricating, skilled at operating electric drills, metal cutters
Beef cattle - dosing, clipping, feeding, calfing 200 suckler cows per year
Jersey Cattle - Milking 200+ cattle. This was a new venture for the estate. 200 cattle were brought over from Denmark. I was part of a small team who trained the cattle to accept a robot to milk them. This took a huge amount of time and patience as well as learning to work a Lely robot.
Preparing cows for milking and maintained a clean and sanitary environment.
Inspect cows and calves regularly for apparent injury or disease.
Assisting Veterinarian in caesarians, hoof trimming etc
Living with partner
golfing and attending football matches
Asthma - which is controlled and never posed a problem in my work
As stated before I have worked for the same family for 3 generations and have gained a vast amount of experience added to my stock experience -
Keeping familiarity with legislation, regulations, policies and procedures
Superior problem-solving and crisis-management skills, staying calm in pressurised situation
Excellent team building, problem solving and decision making skills
Start: 01/01/2021 Finish: Not Specified
I would like a job which provides me with the security of having a full time permeant job, one that gives me satisfaction to use the skills I have gained and given trust and autonomy to do my job which I am highly skilled to do. I would need to stay within commenting distance to Biggar.