CV reference number: 16751
CV Headline

I am a 44 year old herd manager with 25 years in a herdsman role I was born onto a dairy farm and have been milking for 30 years. I went to college where I gained a level three in dairy herd management on a day release course whilst working on the family farm were I increased the herd size from 74 up to 120 using our own replacements. In 2004 I went aboard where I managed a small herd in Iceland implementing a breeding programme to introduce fresh blood into the breeding programme. In 2005 I went to New Zealand whilst there I managed herds up to 1000 head developing my skills at getting milk from a grass based system. In 2009 I came home where I have been managing herds since I am looking for a new challenge and am willing to consider anywhere. I have recently been part of a team in Shropshire where we installed 6 Lely robots so multi skilled.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1,2,3
Other qualifications

MAC LEVEL 3 dairy herd management

Equipment experienceTractor, Baler, Tracked machine, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Fencing, Ploughing
Other equipment experience

A wide range of farm implements.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Calving
Other livestock experience

I worked on large beef units,large calf rearing units, and a little sheep work.  have been milking for 30 years.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age44
Nationalityenglish
First languageenglish
Other languagesnone
Pen picture

5ft 10 ,11 stone

Relevant health problems

none

Other Information

very keen on animal welfare and a willingness and enthusiasm to work and learn new things second to none.

Marital status

Yes baby on the way

Where are you currently living?Cheshire
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

Have been herd manager on many English farms. also spent 2 years in new Zealand on 500+cow herds. I went to college where I gained a level three in dairy herd management on a day release course whilst working on the family farm were I increased the herd size from 74 up to 120 using our own replacements. In 2004 I went aboard where I managed a small herd in Iceland implementing a breeding programme to introduce fresh blood into the breeding programme. In 2005 I went to New Zealand whilst there I managed herds up to 1000head developing my skills at getting milk from a grass based system. In 2009 I came home where I have been managing herds since I am looking for a new challenge and am willing to consider anywhere.

Hobbies

golf, fishing

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 15/10/2019, Finish: 20/01/2039
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionNorth West
Where would you like to work?North West
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