21 Year old Irish university Student studying Animal and crop Production in University College Dublin. I am from a beef and sheep farm at home, I am currently in Dumfries for 3 months working on a 700 cow dairy herd for the busy calving season. Some machinery experience but no tillage experience.
Mainly Arable, Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Experience Driving mainly older tractors, drawing bales/stock/dung, Diet feeding, loader tractors and Telehandlers/ pivot steer handlers
Grew up on a beef and Sheep- calf rearing/ herd health/ grassland management/ purchasing stock & selecting stock for sale/ lambing & sheep husbandry, experience on Dairy- herd health, grass management/ calving/ calf rearing/ machinery work & general farm duties
May not have the most experience but I am very willing to learn and will always ask questions if I dont know the answer and will always do what is asked of me.
Play GAA for my local team, pre covid enjoyed going to the Gym, like swimming in the sea& in rivers. Enjoy being outdoors and seeing new things and having new experiences.
Height: 6 4, Broad stature, 110kg
No health issues
- Jan 2022 Home farm 150 head of beef cattle, reared from calves on milk replacer up to finish, 100 March lambing ewes on a grass based system where all lambs are finished off grass.
Feb-may 22 Started on a 700 cow dairy herd as a part of my university placement in Dumfries, Scotland, where I am playing a role in the busy calving period aswell as preparation for the busy breeding period
Start: 01/07/2022 Finish: 10/09/2022