CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 92441

A well respected, experienced, and dedicated herdsman, I am looking for a new role in the dairy industry. With over 40 years experience, working with Jersey and Holstein/Friesian herds.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

NCA, City and Guilds

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

Qualification in AI

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Baler, Telehandler/Fork Lift

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Calving

Other equipment experience

Daily use of telehandler, TMR feeder boxes, tractors, straw chopper.

Other livestock experience

I have managed 2 herds of dairy cows, one a herd of 450 Holstein/Friesian cows using a 20:20 herringbone parlour and most recently a herd of 200 Jersey cows using a 14:28 herringbone parlour.

Considerable calving experience with both herds. Successful cow and calf after-care.

Beef rearing cross bred calves to slaughter age.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

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Age

61

Marital status

Married

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Buckinghamshire

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

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Hobbies

Gardening, watching sport on TV

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

5'11". Fit and hardworking.

Relevant health problems

None

Farming background

Managing the day-to-day running of a herd of 200 Jersey cows (and followers). Twice daily milking using a 14:28 herringbone parlour. Calf rearing. Herd health and fertility. AI. All year round calving. Record keeping. BCMS. Audits for ARLA and Red Tractor. Working closely with the farm vets, arranging regular visits. Feeding and bedding down. Using telehandler and TMR feeder.

Prior diary experience was milking 3 x day a herd of 450 Holstein/Friesian cows using a 20:20 herringbone parlour. Calf rearing. Herd health and fertility. AI. All year round calving. Record keeping. Working closely with the farm vets, arranging regular visits. Feeding and bedding down. Using telehandler and TMR feeder. Management of 500 youngstock during grazing period.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 01/12/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

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Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

Currently based in North Buckinghamshire, I am happy to relocate for the right position.

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