Experienced farmer looking for a placement on an organic livestock farm, where animal welfare, sustainable land management and wildlife conservation are of utmost importance.
City and Guilds, BSc
Emergency First Aid at Work.
Trailer and transport of livestock certificates.
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Ploughing, PA1, Tracked Machine, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
New Holland T5 and John Deere front loader for all bedding, feeding, cleaning out, forestry extraction and log processor.
Various other machines for field work, topping, raking hauling bales, muck etc.
Varied skid steer work with forks, buckets, forestry attachments and mowing decks.
Chain saw CS30/CS31, 20 years experience.
Snow ploughing and off road vehicles.
Farm: five years as stockman for 90 head of pedigree Beef Shorthorn cattle, autumn and spring calving. Responsible for very high level of husbandry; calving, feeding, halter training, transporting, weaning, daily checks and administration of veterinary medicines and treatments.
Helen is my wife and she would finish her school year in North Yorkshire before joining me at the new position.
Cross country running Play piano Gardening Reading
None. Fit and healthy.
Lambing and farm work on family organic dairy farm, before moving to the USA for a further two and a half years of mixed farming. Moved into conservation for 15 years in Illinois, before returning to the UK and working with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust to run Farm.
Start: 28/12/2020 Finish: Not Specified