Hard worker, experienced with cattle, dairy, sheep, and managing small-scale agricultural production. Looking to further my knowledge and career in farming.
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence, International
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry
-8 months (current) as assistant herd manager of an organic 240 Friesian-Jersey spring-block calving herd: in charge of rearing youngstock (replacement heifers and beef calves) and milking in a 20:40 swingover Milfos parlour.
-5 months experience with milking and youngstock care on a 250 Holstein-Friesian grazing herd: 24/24 herringbone parlour.
-6 months experience with an indoor beef-rearing unit of 450 Aberdeen Angus and Hereford: feeding, scraping, bedding, and livestock wellbeing.
-Lambing on two farms in 2020, assisting with difficult births and rearing bottle lambs.
-Experienced with care and feeding of cows, pigs, goats, sheep, horses, and poultry. Comfortable maintaining and administering medical treatment plans to livestock. Experienced with dosing, drenching, clipping, vaccinating.
Established UK resident as an American with dual Lithuanian citizenship, thus have the right to work in the UK without need of sponsorship visa.
Hiking, biking, baking, cooking, handicrafts/wool-working, reading.
170 cm, 10 stone, very active and fit, no health problems.
2019-2020: Worked on a farm in East Germany, helping manage the herds of horses and sheep, pigs, goats, and poultry; oversaw and maintained 200sqm garden.
Spring 2020: lambing, animal care (sheep, pigs, poultry), agricultural production on a smallholding in Angus, Scotland. Created and maintained planting and harvesting schedule for 360sqm garden, responsible for general care and maintenance of plants and beds.
7/2020 - 1/2020: GFW on a 450 indoor cattle unit of Aberdeen Angus and Hereford; typical duties required of animal care and livestock wellbeing. Part-time work in a milking parlour: 24/24 Herringbone parlour for 250 Holstein-Friesian cows and some youngstock care.
2/2020 - present: Assistant Herd Manager on a spring-block calving organic herd of 240 Friesian-Jersey dairy herd. Primary responsibilities include calving, rearing youngstock (90 replacement heifers and 30 beef calves), daily milking in a 20:40 Milfos swingover parlour.
Start: 15/10/2021 Finish: Not Specified
Mixed farm with on-site production of value-added products.