Looking to progress my career in farming. I am a hard worker have experience with tractors and farm maintenance. I'm able to work on my own and work to a high standard.
Worked in management/automotive industry for the last 10years, and am very keen to learn sheep/beef/dairy farming.
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence, International
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Poultry
Experience driving tractors and telehandlers: bail-loading, hauling trailers, scraping, using diggers, operating feeding wagons, and operating and performing maintenance on forklifts. Extensive knowledge in small-engine repair and experience in handling minor repairs on farm equipment such as door, step, and fender repairs. Trained welder.
Presently responsible for the general care and upkeep of 445 TMR fed indoor beef-rearing/finishing unit (Aberdeen Angus and Hereford), aged 3 months to finishing age. 1.5 years of experience caring for and working with cattle, sheep, pigs, horses, and poultry, as well as building, repairing, and maintaining animal enclosures.
Woodworking, photography, cooking.
83 cm, 11.4 stone, physically strong and fit, no health problems.
2007-2010: Automotive and Small Engine repair.
2010-2013: Horticultural Management.
2012-2019: Sales Associate, Manager, and Small Engine Mechanic for large hardware store, instilling a depth of knowledge in plumbing, carpentry, and electrical for most basic repairs and projects.
2019-2020: Farmhand and groundskeeper, providing maintenance for farm buildings, equipment, and animal enclosures.
7/2020-present: Farmhand on 445 indoor beef-rearing unit: basic animal care and stockmanship, maintain & repair enclosures, equipment, vehicles, and buildings. Preparing and loading silage clamps.
Start: 11/10/2021 Finish: Not Specified
I like construction projects and repair/upkeep work. I enjoy working with animals as well, so I'd like to find a farm that blended both duties.