I have reared and bred Longhorn Cattle, Gloucester Old Spot Pigs and Sheep for my own farm shop..
I can also butcher. Would ideally like to relocate to Scotland.
BTEC, NVQ Level 1,2,3
FOOD HYGIENE LEVEL 2 CURRENT
TRAILER LICENCE HELD
RODENT BAITING TRAINED
ROUGH TERRAIN FORKILFT TRAINED
WORKING AT HEIGHTS - 05/08/2012
MANAGING SAFELY IOSH 25/04/08
NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN HORTICULTURE
CITY AND GUILDS IN HORTICULTURE
FULL CLEAN DRIVING LICENCE
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, PA1, PA2, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Beef, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry
When I was landscaping I used mini diggers up to 7.5t, JCB, and I have certificate for rough terrain forklift truck, counterbalance forklift truck, telehandler, working at heights with platform. I have used tractors, skid steers and bobcats on my own farm.
Owned and managed 24000 free range layers.
Owned 200 Jacob, Shropshire and Suffolk ewes, 3 Texel rams, their lambs, 10 Gloucester Old Spot breeding sows, 2 boars and their weaners and 32 Pedigree Longhorn Cattle and their calves, are breed, reared and fattened.
Married with 2 children
We currently live in the Peak District so we do a lot of walking and wildlife work with Cheshire Wildlife Trust
not applicable and have had all COVID jabs
Rented a 24000 Free Range Laying unit for 10 years.Taking on full responsibility for the welfare, audits and maintenance of the site. The site, over time, developed to sell eggs directly to the public through a farm shop.
To diversify further trained in butchery to gain a full understand of this skill set and then installed a butchery, caf and play area. Developed a kitchen to use up butchery off cuts in products such as homemade pies, pork pies and sausage rolls. Finalists in the Derbyshire Life Farm Shop Awards and finalists in the Rural Business Awards.
The site turned over £1.1 million.
2017 to date
Farm, Macclesfield Forest
To control the quality of the meat in the Farm Shop and ensure the welfare and traceability rearing was taken in house with the purchase theFarm, in the Peak District. 200 Jacob, Shropshire and Suffolk ewes, 3 Texel rams, their lambs, 10 Gloucester Old Spot breeding sows, 2 boars and their weaners and 32 Pedigree Longhorn Cattle and their calves, are breed, reared and fattened.
Start: 30/01/2022 Finish: Not Specified
Ideally I would like to relocate to Scotland