Hardworking and reliable person looking to continue farming career in Buckinghamshire/Berkshire and surrounding counties
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift
Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
I have experience of telehandler operating to feed bales and move ring feeders for cattle. I also have experience of topping and bale wrapping, and am booked in to soon obtain my trailer license.
Dairy - milking, feeding calves, dehorning calves, vaccinating calves, disinfecting calf pens, washing down and cleaning the milking parlour, helping to maintain good biosecurity, checking cows for calving.
Beef - checking cows and youngstock out in the fields and reporting any illnesses/injuries to the manager, assisting with feeding
Calving - day and night checks, assisting with calving, bottle feeding and tube feeding, bedding up and general care, ensuring they've drunk, dehorning
Sheep - checking sheep in shed and in the fields and reporting illnesses/injuries, feeding, foot trimming, worming
Lambing - day and night checks, assisting with lambing, bottle feeding and tube feeding, spraying navals and ensuring lambs have drunk, looking for signs of illnesses, tagging, castrating, docking tails
Partner but happy with no accommodation if relatively local
Shooting, beating, training my sheepdog, socialising with friends, horse-riding
Dec 2017-Feb 2019 -Estate - assisting on weekends and evenings - feeding, bedding up, checking and feeding cattle in the fields, assisting at calving time with day and night checks, preparing calving pens, bottle-feeding and tube feeding calves, assisting with calving, operating telehandler to feed bales for pens and in ring feeders, harrowing and topping with tractor
Oct 2019 - present - care and lambing of our own small flock of ewes, including field checks, feeding, foot trimming when required, looking for signs of illnesses in ewes and lambs, assisting with lambing, care of lambs including spraying navals, bottle feeding and tube feeding, tagging, castration and docking tails
Mar 2021 - present- weekend relief milking - milking, washing down and cleaning parlour, feeding calves, dehorning and vaccinating calves, disinfecting calf pens, checking cows for calving
Start: 01/06/2021 Finish: Not Specified
South & South East
I am open to any farm work with cattle and/or sheep.