I am a BSc Agricultural under-graduate, passionate about cows, sheep and machinery looking to find experience away from the family farm, either in a seasonal or permeant position!
City and Guilds, BSc
Mainly Arable, Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Arable Crop Management - Distinction
BSc Hons Degree in Arable crop management - Graduating in May 2021
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Baler, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Hay Mowing, Raking, Tedding, Baling
Straw Baling, Raking, Stacking, Carting
Muck, Lime, Compost Spreading
Cultivations, Subsoiling, Discing, Pressing, Rolling, Power harrowing
Slurry tanking and spreading
Relief Milking/ Feeding Young stock/ Health and welfare checks on a 120 Frisian Herd
Assistant Shepherd of polled and horned Dorset's sheep
Assistant of Ai, Weaning and Farrowing on a Intensive indoor pig unit
In a Relationship
Member of Suffolk and Essex Young Farmers Young Handlers at Suffolk and Norfolk show James Stamper Agricultural Award WUC agricultural student ambassador Young farmers stock judging Running
Our family-ran agricultural contracting enterprise which I have been fortunate enough to be raised up on.
Responsibilities included Tractor operations, in Straw production, Hay production, By-product application, Cultivations. Telescopic handler operations, machinery maintence, General farm management and upkeep.
Alongside the farming enterprise I have started conducting my own soil analysis of our unproductive grassland fields before applying FYMs to supply sufficient nutrients allow the grass to reach its highest protentional qualities. Using my knowledge gained from my BSc.
Sept 19- present - Dairy Farm, Basildon, Essex
Alongside university studies I relief milk 120 Holstein cows, with key responsibilities of assisting high herd health and welfare status, feeding, weaning, castrating and contributing inputs within the dairy cow cycle.
June 17 Sept 18 - Framingham, Suffolk
Seasonal/part-time farm worker
Responsibilities included assisting Ai, weaning, farrowing on an intensive indoor pig unit. Alongside an arable enterprise, primarily completing secondary cultivations, grain carting, manure applications and machinery maintenance.
Feb 16 June 17- Woodbridge, Suffolk
Assistant shepherd/ Part time farm worker
Responsibilities included assisting managing a flock of polled and horned Dorset ewes. This involved general flock health and welfare checks e.g worming, foot trimming, fly sprays, boolst supplementing as well as pre-pregnancy examinations and lambing. Alongside secondary cultivations, telescopic handler operations and trailer work.
Start: 01/05/2021 Finish: Not Specified
I come from Suffolk but I am always keen and excited for an new opportunity to work elsewhere! Preferred accommodation if available.