CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 95908

Ambitious 20 year old looking to challenge myself and have experience with a robot herd and their quirks. Looking for a progressive role around Reading.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

BTEC

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

Level three extended diploma in Agriculture

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Ploughing, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

I have experience in driving a number of different tractors and telehandlers that range from John Deere, Massy, Fiat Agri F130, renault, side boom Manitou, Super Agri JCB and pivot steer JCB.

I have also used a number of different implements along with the tractors such as; Grass mowing (flat bed mower and a trailed mower), grass raking, topping,Ploughing, Discing, Trailer work (muck carting and bail carting), Rolling (Cambridge rolls), power harrow and Fencing.

When using telehandlers:

Mucking out sheds, unloading goods/stacking goods, Feeding, laying astroturf, loading trailers.

Other livestock experience

I grown up on an organic dairy farm and have always helped out. In recent years I have gained experience on many different dairy farms.

I have milked cows in 8/16 parlours and 20/40 parlous. I have experience with robot milkers and the process of implementing a robot system.

Experience; Milking, Calving, Drying off, medicating cows, TB tests, Mastitis management and treatement both with antibiotics and with out, heat detection.

I have reared calves in hunches and in sheds using milk and milk powder. Feeding, Stomach tubing, dehorning, Electric fence training heifers, vaccination, treating sick animals.

Sheep experience; Lambing, shearing, feet maintenance, moving stock.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

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Age

20

Marital status

-

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Surrey

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

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Hobbies

YFC, mountain biking, skiing, climbing.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

511 and 70 kg

Relevant health problems

No

Farming background

Home farm left 2020. The farm (500 acres) has 100 milking cows which were a mixture of Holstien-Fiesian and Norwegian red. Calving in spring and autumn block . The cows are milking through a Fullwood robot and the cows are grazed outside. The farm has also diversified into into selling milk though vending machines in late 2019/early 2020. The jobs included in this role were: Robot maintenance, Managing cows through the robot, Rearing young stock, TB tests, Fence maintenance and tractor

2017 to 2019 part time. The farm (800ac) has 600 cows split into two herds one bing spring and the other calving in the autumn. The autumn herd are Holstien-Fiesian and the spring herd are mixed breed. The jobs included in this role: Milking cows, rearing Youngstock, Tractor driving, Fencing, Farm maintenance.

2020 to 2021 part time/ seasonal. The farm (400 acres) was a mixed arable, beef and sheep. The farm has 400 ewes and 60 beef cattle. They also run a fencing and tree surgery business. Jobs included in this role: stock work, Lambing, Sheep management, TB testing, Tractor work, Fencing and tree surgery.

2021 to present day, full time. The farm (500ac) has 300 cows that was a mix of British and Irish Friesian. The cows are autumn calving. The system is grass based. Jobs I have done in this role: Milking cows, tractor work, day to day management of the cows, farm maintenance and fencing.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 14/06/2022 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

South West

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

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