Farm worker looking for seasonal work to gain new skills and knowledge of all sectors of agriculture. Over 6 years livestock experience (dairy/calf rearer, and lambing). Basic tractor driving skills. Any location in the UK.
Mainly Arable, Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
English IGCSE A, Maths IGCSE A*, Biology IGCSE B,
Chemistry IGCSE A, Geography IGCSE B.
Level 2 diploma in Equine Studies.
Level 3 diploma in Animal Behaviour Distinction.
November 2020: Milk Sure Qualified
2018: Large Animal Veterinary Medicine Certificate
2016: First Aid Training
Full Car Licence
Dairy, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Basic tractor driving skills. Can reverse a trailer.
Over 6 years livestock experience, working on a large dairy farm primarily as head calf rearer/youngstock manager, later promoted to temporary assistant manager. Very welfare conscious and have exceptional animal husbandry skills. I have complied to the high standards and regulations of a supermarket milk contract, and have implemented strict biosecurity routines.
Also introduced colostrum protocols and vaccination programmes to ensure all calves get the very best start in life and reduce antibiotic usage as much as possible across the herd.
Other duties include, but not limited to : milking + parlour routine / parlour hygiene, safe handling of cattle of all ages, calving, NMR milk recording, vaccinating + safe administration of medicines, herd health, heat observations, data input and record keeping, stock takes, staff management and leadership.
Solo night shepherdess for 1000 indoor lambing mules and suffolks. Spring 2021.
All aspects of animal husbandry from bedding down to cleaning out and disinfecting, to assisting with difficult lambings, wet fosters, bottle feeding / tubing lambs and identifying and treating sick ewes and lambs. Can ring, tail and tag lambs.
Also assisted on odd days with dagging, and then vaccinating, worming and fly treating the ewes and lambs.
Farmer's daughter who grew up on a large mixed farm estate.
Head calf rearer / youngstock manager since 2015. Autumn 2019 June 2021 was promoted to temporary assistant herd manager, alongside youngstock management duties
March 2021 - Lambing
Start: 01/07/2021 Finish: Not Specified
Anywhere UK. Seeking seasonal work to learn about all sectors of agriculture and develop new skills.