CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 87181

With 4 years dairy experience as an assistant herdsman. Also graduated from Duchy college/ Plymouth University with a Foundation Degree (FdSc) at Merit (2020). 3 years spent milking on an extended grazing system milking 350 cows and 1 year with 280 cowherd with Lely robotic milking.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

City and Guilds, NVQ Level 1,2,3

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

Also graduated from Duchy college/ Plymouth University with a Foundation Degree (FdSc) at Merit (2020).

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

I am generally a more livestock interest and skillset however I am fully capable of driving/ operating most aspect of machinery.

Comfortable with most tractor driving and yard work duties. I can operate telehandler/ loader tractor efficiently. Other duties have included slurry/ dung spreading, pulling trailers, small scale silage machinery and competent in erecting fencing, both permanent and temporary.

Other livestock experience

3 years parlour experience working on a 350 cow herd on a extensive grazing system. 1 year with 280 cowherd with Lely robotic milking.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

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Age

22

Marital status

None.

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Cornwall

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

I love the outdoors and country sports and when not doing farm work I often train my collie for sheepdog Trials. On a more social side, I am part of my local young farmer's club. We hold regular meetings, tours, and events where we raise money for charity.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

5"11 and approx. 10st.

Relevant health problems

None.

Farming background

4 years dairy experience as an assistant herdsman with 2 different herds.

Assistant Herdsman, 2017- Jan 2020. 

Milking and assisting with the daily care of a 360-cow spring calving dairy herd. This encompasses monitoring the health of all animals, taking note of any behavioural changes, treat minor injuries, give vaccinations and other injections, aid with calving, TB testing, drying off cows, parlour maintenance, and waste management. Other duties included data collection for the dairy unit including things such as plate metering and milk testing.

Assistant Herdsman, February 2020 Current. 

Daily husbandry of all cows, young-stock and calves on a 280-cow all year round calving robotic milking herd. This included all daily yard work and tasks with cows such as drying off and assisting with calving. Also care and maintenance of the robotic milking system and troubleshooting any problems. Other duties including taking responsibility for the breeding plan for the heifers, ensuring they get in calf via Artificial insemination.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 01/02/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

South West

Type of job

Any

Where would you like to work?

My ideal job would involve dairy farming with scope to learn news skills, enjoy the work and progress my career.

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