CV reference number: 18493
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 Fit and healthy 55 year old specialising in holiday / sickness cover looking for GFW, tractor driver / relief milking positions, good with stock, machinery and maintenance, building,welding, etc.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

A I qualified

Equipment experienceTractor, HGV 1 to 3, Tracked machine, HGV 2 and 3, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

Competent with tractor operations e.g. feeding with diet feeder, scraping. straw choppers, slurry spreading and silage operations. Proficient with tele-handler, grab, bucket and pallet work.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Calving
Other livestock experience

Experienced in all aspects of dairy husbandry, foot trimming, vetinary practises, drug administration, AI qualified, calf rearing, de-horning, etc.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv, tractor
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

Height 6,2 Wieght 13 stone

Relevant health problems

although i am 55 i am fit, healthy and not afraid of hard work or long hours.

Other Information

I work well in a team and am very self motivated, i take pride in my work and do everything to my upmost ability, I'm good with all round general maintenance, plumbing and basic electrics, i can also weld and have reasonable mechanical aptitude.

Marital status

My partner is a primary school teacherand we have two year old daughter, she is used to me working away from home for various periods of time.

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

Being the son of a herdsman I grew up on a dairy farm, on leaving school i obtained my first position as a dairy assistant, I then went on to climb the ladder, progressing to herdsman then on to become herd manager. I have experience with old type Friesian, Jersey and Holsteins and have a keen interest in the genetics of the various breeds. Up to date with modern parlours such as Fullwood, Alpha, Wiakato and computerised Westfalia systems.


I enjoy fishing, watching wildlife and a big rugby fan.

AvailabilityStart: 15/08/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobTemporary
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?South West
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