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Ryan Bigger 25 year old looking for mixed farming in South/South East regions. FdSc Agriculture from Harper Adams. Previous experience with cattle, sheep, pigs and arable/contracting.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

FdSc Agriculture from Harper Adams University NPTC Tractor and loader certificate NPTC All-Terrain Vehicle certificate NPTC Telehandler certificate NPTC Forklift truck certificate Full clean UK driving licence

Equipment experienceTractor, Telehandler/fork lift, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

Tractors up to 210hp. Primary cultivations, 5&6 furrow kverneland plough - 5.4m chisel plough. Drilling season on a 3m trailed Duncan Renovator in New Zealand on loam soils. Grain and silage carting. Bale stacking and carting with lowloader and JCB telehandler.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

Family beef and sheep farm - All tasks from de-horning, drenching, lambing, foot trimming and transportation of stock. 1 year placement on a mixed farm in South Canterbury, New Zealand. Daily management of 600 year round dairy replacements with a further 500 dry cows during winter. All young stock from 400 Romney ewes along with 700 store lambs. The farm made use of winter crops such as Kale and Fodder Beet to feed dairy stock in winter. Daily management of 5,500 growers and finishers on a 540 sow high performance indoor pig unit in the Midlands. Daily checks and monitoring of growth rates and selection for slaughter. Currently shepherd and dairy assistant with responsibility for 300 breeding ewes and youngstock.

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

5ft 8in 80 kg

Relevant health problems


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

Family beef and sheep farm - 80 British Friesian and Limousin Steers & 200 Texel x Charollais sheep. Placement year on a 1000 acre mixed farm in Canterbury New Zealand - 600 replacement heifers - 500 dry cows - 400 ewes - 500 acres arable. Harvest on a 4000 acre arable unit in Suffolk operating John Deere and Claas machinery. Head of Department (5500 growers and finishers) on a 540 sow unit in the Midlands.


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AvailabilityStart: 30/04/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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