I live near Shepton Mallet in Mendip. I'm single, don't smoke and am a self employed, free lance experienced all round tractor driver, working for agriculture contractors & farmers when needed. A full cover letter, CV & references can be supplied.
City and Guilds
Mainly Arable, Mixed Farming
Level 2 First Aider. Have cattle foot trimming skills and have been A.I certified in the past.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, PA1, PA2, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Calving
All manner of attachments for Telescopic handler & front loader tractors.
Irrigation... Umbliicle equipment, various slurry tankers, Houlie lagoon pump.
Various dung spreaders, from old rotary and chains, to large rear exit, and side exit.
Cultivation....ploughing, various cultivators tillage & sub sioler's, various harrows inc power harrows.
Combination drilling, grass, maize and wildlife.
Tractor mounted boom crop spraying.
Heavy rolling. Flat for grass, ring for wheat & barley.
Nitrate fertilizer spreading. Old and new types.
Grass topper, Trail mowers & tractor mounted.
Tractor mounted flail topper.
Rotary raking twin 3 into 1. Fully adjustable.
Tractor front mounted rake for raking Miscanthus Elephant grass.
Balers, inc Mc hale 998 bale wrapper, Mc hale fusion 3 dual round baler and wrapper, MF 2150 4 string baler, MF 2270 6 string square balers.
Various silage trailers, large flat bed, tipper trailers, and heavy loader trailer and combine header.
Some excavator experience. Small to mid size.
Large TMR mixers, rotary & tub inc twin axle 12 ton load capacity.
Various dispensers for bedding including bale shredders & blowers,
Yard scrapers, single blade and box types.
ATV's inc quad bike.
Crimping and grain milling machinery, tractor mounted and fixed.
Various rigid Telescopic handlers and pivot steer JCB 320
John Deere Hillmaster Combine harvesters. 540i 16ft header, 9780i CTS 25ft header, rotary thresher.
Calving, feeding calves, dehorning, TMR feeding, treating sick cows, to prolapse, Metritis and DA procedures, treating new forest disease, Milk fever, grass staggers, mucking out & bedding up, Transporting livestock, stock rotation, and to slaughter house, Foot trimming and A.I experience. Milking in old and modern herringbone milking parlours,
Enjoy the countryside, practice my faith, work on cars, visit friends and family.
5 foot 4. 12 stone. Stocky build with a beard.
8 years Dairy farm work for different farmers, including tractor and field work.
3 years beef & arable for different farmers to the present.
Start: 28/01/2021 Finish: Not Specified