CV reference number: 23255
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 Hard working long time married guy fit and healthy  with livestock management experience in suckler cows/forestry and sheep farming.  I'm the holder of national diploma in Farm management.  Excellent work ethic currently looking for responsible position on large well run suckler cow farm

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNCA
Other qualifications

I have green cert in agriculture in Ireland -  equivalent to N C A in UK.  I also have completed the F.A.B.Farm management course.  I am a very good stockperson vast experience at calving, lambing, sheep keeping animal records, moving and working with cattle.  I have a full license plus I have a class 1 license to drive a rigid truck

Equipment experienceTractor, Baler, Tracked machine, HGV1, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

Chain saw safety course plus courses in forest management as we had our own 25acre forestry Ploughing, cultivating and grain carting, operating a diet feeder, telehandler experience can do repairs i.e. welding.  First class tractor operator.  Can operate track machine.  Have a can do attitude.

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

Myself and my wife have been a suckler farmers in France for the last twelve years running 60 Limousin cows crossed with Belgian Blue bull and small outdoor pig farm.  Lease expired on the farm in April 2015 so we have sold our stock and moved back to Ireland for family reasons.Currently in Ireland managing a large pig unit for a guy. Willing to relocate for the right position

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv1, international, tractor
Personal information
First languageenglish
Other languagesfrench
Pen picture

height 170cm weight  85 kilos  

Relevant health problems

None - very fit, 59 year old.   

Other Information

Have a can do attitude.   Would like a responsible job on a well run suckler/beef farm

Marital status

Married for 34 years 

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

I am highly motivated and conscientious individual.  Am a a excellent communicator, use initiative and assume responsibly with a high level of professionalism, strong work ethic and attention to detail.  Have vast experience working with sucklers and sheep over the last 30 years. First class stockman. 


We like dancing, reading, going for long walks in the countryside  Presently in Ireland.My wife worked in a children’s crèche before moving to farm in partnership with me in France in 2003 She is a excellent stock woman hard working and reliable. Regards John+Brigid 00353857635744

AvailabilityStart: 01/02/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?uk
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