CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 88313

An ambitious, committed individual keen to deliver quality results for the business, as well as a genuine interest in livestock and their wellbeing. Works well within a team or individually and take initiative. Years of experience as an accomplished herdsman/stock man/tractor driver.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

AI
Foot trimming
Telehandler
Welding
Plumbing Level 2

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Pig, Calving

Other equipment experience

TMR feeding.

Bedding of yards/cubicles

Scraping of yards

Fencing

Mowing

Other livestock experience

Herdsman on 350 cow spring calving herd

Stockman/calf feeding, youngstock person

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

-

Age

40

Marital status

Married with two children (9,11)

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Wiltshire

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Spending time as a family Golf

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

-

Relevant health problems

-

Farming background

I was born in South African and raised on a Dairy Farm. From a very young age I helped my father run the farm before moving to England in May 2001. Then after working in London for approximately three years I realised how much I missed farming. I then applied for a job on Park Farm Cadley, Marlborough as a Stockman/Relief Milker working for Guy Sainsbury on low yielding herd (6,500 litres) until September 2009. Guy then retired; the farm was taken over by David Homer whom I worked for as a Stockman/Relief Milker/Young Stock person on a high yielding Waitrose herd (10,500 - 11,000 litres) until 2012 when we took on another farm which I helped set up as a spring calving, grazing farm(approximately 350 cows in milk) where I was promoted to herdsman until August 2016.

The list of previous jobs on both farms are as follows: Milking-Herringbone parlour, TMR feeding Machinery maintenance, managing young stock (birth to two years)- general health, feeding, de-horning, monitoring growth to achieve two year calving, tagging & diagnosing and treating illnesses with vet assistance. Calving cows, treating milk fever & making sure that all calves receive colostrum Diagnosing and treating mastitis in dry and dairy herd. Diagnosing, treating lameness and mobility scoring. Heat detection, AI and monitoring cows are cycling after calving, Record keeping of all the above. General farm work

Preferences
Availability

Start: 21/03/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

South West

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

Wiltshire and surrounding area.

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