CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 92313

Herdsman/manager looking for permanent position ideally in Devon but other locations considered

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

NDA

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming, Other

Other qualifications

Basic and advanced foot trimming, AI certificate, ATV handling and safety course, telehandler licence.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

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

Other equipment experience

General tractor work, yard work, topping/mowing, muck and bale hauling, muck spreading.

Other livestock experience

Extensive dairy, beef and sheep experience. Current dairy herdmanager. Own small flock of sheep.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

I am unavailable for an immediate start as I am required to give my current employer 3 months notice.

Age

34

Marital status

Married with 4 children

Nationality

British

Where are you currently living?

Devon

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Family time, walking our dogs, playing some occasional rugby and socialising with friends.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

6'1 and approx 90kgs. Fit and healthy.

Relevant health problems

-

Farming background

November 2019 - Present; Herd Manager, ***************

Managing staff

Milking 580 Pedigree Holstrein cows

Vet visits & Drug ordering/management

Record Keeping - using Uniform and Agri Net

Grass measurement/plate metering and recording

AI

Foot trimming

Calving

Feeding

Fencing

Some Tractor Work

October 2018 November 2019; Relief Milker (part time), Farm

Milking

May 2018 October 2019; Business Owner (self-employed); Butchery

Day to day running of a business

Butchery

Customer service

Sales

Accounts/paperwork

Driving (delivering goods to other businesses)

Buying

July 2017 March 2018; Stockman/General Farm worker

Pedigree Limousin suckler herd

Cattle husbandry

Calving

AI

Foot trimming

Milling, mixing & feeding

Yard work, mucking out etc

Some tractor work

November 2016 July 2017; General Farm Worker, Livestock Breeder, Ross-on-Wye

Milking 720 Goats

Mixing and feeding rations

Young stock rearing

Pedigree Hereford cattle

Preparing cattle for slaughter

Sheep husbandry

Foot trimming

Kidding, calving, lambing

Yard work, mucking out etc

September 2009 November 2016; Herd Manager,The Leigh, Gloucester

Managing Staff

Arranging and liaising routine vet visits etc

Milking 230 Holstein/Friesian

Record keeping

AI

Foot trimming

Calving

Feeding

Fencing

Some Tractor work

June 2008 September 2009; Assistant Herdsman, Farm, Uffculme, Devon

Milking 320 Holstein/Friesian Organic Herd

Record Keeping

AI

Foot trimming

Calving

Fencing

October 2007 June 2008; Customer Service Assistant, Tewkesbury, Agricultural Retailers

Customer Service

Stock Replenishment

September 2003 October 2007; Sales Assistant,(Butchers), Bristol:

Customer Service

Stock Control

Barbeque

Cleaning

September 2005 July 2006; General Farm Worker,Farm, Gordon Grey, Thornbury: (Middle Year from College)

Calf Rearing

Feeding

Fencing

Tractor Driving

October 2007 June 2008; General Farm Worker, Ross-on-Wye(Part Time):

Checking stock (Sheep, Cattle, Pigs, Goats etc)

Feeding

Fencing

Some Shearing

Building Work (installing new parlour for Goat Dairy)

Foot trimming (Sheep/Goats

Preferences
Availability

Start: 01/01/2022 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

-

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

Ideally in Devon but other locations particularly in the South West and Midlands considered.

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