CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 88676

South West Area based experienced tractor/farm machinery operative with an interest in beef/cattle stockmanship. Familiar with TMR feeding as well as general livestock tasks and also competent at crop spraying, cultivation tasks, hedge trimming, loader work and other such arable/beef activities.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

City and Guilds

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

Pa1/ Pa2

Telescopic loader ticket

Atv ticket

Chainsaw maintenance and crosscutting.

Administration of Veterinary medicines.

City and guilds Level 3 Diploma in Agriculture

City and Guilds Extended Level 3 Diploma in Agriculture.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Beef, Sheep

Other equipment experience

I have experience in the operation of numerous brands of machines.

I currently operate JD 30m isobus sprayer with section control using a JD 6250r with Greenstar rtk.

I am also responsible for the upkeep and daily maintenance of a large 700 series JD combine however I'm not the main driver of said machine.

Over past experience I have operated numerous makes of tractor including CNH tractors,

Valtra, Fendt and MF tractors.

In NZ I operated a direct drill as well as a pneumatic fodder beet precision drill.

In the UK I undertook a full season of drilling using a Vogel Noot combination air drill. I also have done some ploughing using a Dowdeswell 5 furrow and press. Other tractor based tasks include

Hedge trimming, loader tractor tasks, rolling, Tedding, round baling, 4 rotor raking, sub soiling, bale wrapping (round and square), dung and slurry spreading, cultivations and straw stacking/hauling as well as silage and grain trailering.

Other livestock experience

For the past 2 winters I have looked after dairy cattle feeding them daily and keeping them bedded up. I have basic calving experience. However calving and the administration of vet meds are areas I wish to gain more experience in. Prior to the most recent experience in this area I have helped close friends with lambing and other sheep tasks. Also helped in previous roles with general beef/dairy husbandry.

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United Kingdom

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Walking, mountain biking, Enduro Racing, social events including Young Farmers.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

5ft 11" 13st

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Farming background

A vast array of experiences have been acquired over the last 12 years, working firstly for family on our own 1300ac beef/arable unit during summer holidays.

Since the above time I have travelled to New Zealand and worked for a contractor doing tasks such as direct drilling and bale wrapping in both the UK and NZ. I am currently working on a 2000ac operation where I am responsible for all crop spraying using a JD 954 powrspray 30m as well as cultivations and grain hauling using JD modern machinery and full Greensted GPS operating systems. As part of the arrangement I also work during 4 months of the winter on a local dairy where I undertake the feeding and basic upkeep of around 700 dairy cattle and followers. This includes Keenan tmr feeding and feeding out wintered stock.

I have acquired good general farm work skills over the years and have a passion for arable farming and a keen interest in particularly beef and sheep husbandry.

I also took a year out of farming and worked as a butcher in my family's own farm shop. This was beneficial to my farming knowledge as it helped me understand livestock supply chains as a customer of the farmer.


Start: 30/04/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

South West

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