CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 89817

Calf rearer, milker, and general farm worker looking for livestock farm work in the UK.
Based in Somerset, but happy to move anywhere with accommodation.
Looking for temporary work, as I am due to start studying Veterinary Medicine in September, 2021.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

Biology - A*, Chemistry - A*, History - A
Biology (9), English Literature (9), History (9), Religious Studies (9), Chemistry (8), Computer Science (8), English Language (8), Maths (8), Physics (8), German (7)

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience


Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry

Other equipment experience

Basic tractor work: scraping yards and pulling trailers.

Other livestock experience

Calf rearing and calving across three different farm systems (600, 400 and 200 calves). Milking in 3 different herringbone parlours and 1 rotary (600, 200, 150 and 850 cows). Lambing 850 ewes on an indoor and outdoor system. Working around and moving beefstock. Smallholding pig, goat and poultry work. Tailing 5,000 lambs and general sheep work on a NZ style farm.

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United Kingdom

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I enjoy going on long walks, spending time outdoors, particularly by the sea, and occasionally attempting sports such as ice-skating or surfing. I also love to bake, socialise, and read books.

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Farming background

Assistant Grower (06/01-present)


- Picking, planting and packing a large variety of vegetables.

Shepherdess (05/21-06/21)


- Tailing, vaccinating, castrating, worming, fly-spraying, tagging and recording 5,000 lambs.

- Moving ewes, wool handling and electric fencing alongside daily stock checks and routine tasks.

Calf Rearer (01/21 - 05/21):

Farm, Shropshire

600 Kiwi X cows on a 12-week spring block calving, grass-based system.

I was responsible for caring for all of the calves: ensuring they receive adequate colostrum; spotting and treating any illness promptly; keeping pens clean and bedded; mixing milk powder and feeding twice daily.

Herdsperson (11/19 - 01/21):

Farm, Somerset

200 Brown Swiss autumn-calving cows. - Milking solo twice daily through a 15/30 herringbone parlour.

- Calf rearing throughout autumn.

- Sorting cattle and youngstock.

- Assisting with all day-to-day farm jobs.

Youngstock Rearer (11/20 - 01/21):

Farm, Somerset

400 FR cows, split block-calving.

- Ensuring all calves were healthy and had drank from the milk machines.

- Vaccinating and disbudding calves and yearling heifers.

- Feeding out-wintered cattle.


Start: 02/08/2021 Finish: 08/09/2021

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Type of job


Where would you like to work?

I am happy to work anywhere within the UK, so long as accommodation is provided. I can provide my own accommodation in locations in and around Somerset.

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