Skilled Stockman Tractor Driver with 20+ years experience. willing to re locate
NVQ Level 1,2,3
Mainly Arable, Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
1996 to 1998 Reaseheath college chesire NVQ 2&3 (day release)
Full Car Licence, LGV C+E (UK Only)
Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, HGV1, HGV 2 and 3, Tracked Machine
Dairy, Beef, Calving
I have numerous machinery experience. Which are as follows tractor driving (Ford, John Deere,Massey Ferguson,New Holland),scraping, straw chopping, tmr feeding(Keenan,Shelbourne Reynolds), mowing(John Deere trailed), tedding( kuhn) raking(class), forage(Reco Mengele), buck raking, trailors, (silage, grain, bales) fertilizing, slurry spreading, round bailing(John Deere), ploughing(5 Furrow Reversible,Dowswell), power harrowing, rolling, hedge cutting(McConnell), 360 digger (no ticket but self taught)load alls(Merlo,JCB,Manitou)
General maintenance on tractors and most farm machinery.servicing and Greasing. No issues with using a grease gun or brush and shovel. Not afraid to get my hands dirty .
I am willing to learn new skills including spraying, drilling combining, bailing or welding if the opportunity is there. If you are willing to teach I am a fast learner.
I have a long history in farming, I was brought up on a family farm and was doing farming duties since I was 10 years old . I have a lifetimes worth of experience on dairy farms. Duties of which Im experienced in are as follows milking parlour herringbone, alpha leval, westfailia.
Milking mastitius control(Inline filters,uddermint,tetra-delta, synmulocks), drug administration in the muscle and the vein(Pen-strep,alamycin,calcijet). Grass staggers, milk fever. All aspects of animal husbandry. Assisted vets with cesareans. Difficult calvings (Calf coming breeced)
Colstrum management (Feed within the first hour), also transition from colstrum to milk powder processes. Followed to weaning. I also have experience in de/horning with local anesthetic.
General housekeeping duties with fresh water daily.Also stock feeding out in fields and night checks for bullers I worked with herds upto 200 mainly friesan herd with a few jerseys cows
Farmers son with plenty of dairy experience, as you will see with my cv that i have attached my farther was ill for a few years on to which i took time out to care for him while raising a young family myself, will happily explain more in a chat or meeting
i enjoy walking and pottering around
5'9 slim build and last time i checked i was about 10 st
no health issues
Born and raised on family dairy farm, where we had 200 cows and 400 acre in the heart of Cheshire,
We did everything ourselves from silaging to combining and yawing the grain and straw for feed and bedding cattle
Sadly my father was ill later on in life and we sold up and moved to the south of France where I cared for him full time, after he passed away I returned back to England to pursue a hgv driving career but I now feel something is missing in my life, yeah youve guessed it, cows, tractors open fields fresh air countryside
Please take a change, as you can see Ive plenty of experience and Im a very hard worker
Thank you for taking the time to read my details and cv
Start: 02/08/2021 Finish: Not Specified
im happy to concider anywhere for the right job, im open to offers as long as there is accomodation