CV reference number: 24933
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I am a hard working 26 year old.  I am currently working on a family run beef farm as a general farm worker carrying out  tractor and stock work.  My duties include feeding, bedding cattle, calf rearing and tractor work in the yard and field.  l am able to  work a 5 furrow plough and spread muck over spring crops. I had previously worked on family dairy farms and have experience using lely robots or by hand in a herringbone parlour.  I am very keen to learn new skills and can work in a team or on my own.

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

Time served Joiner with 5 years experience within an All Trades construction company.  Advanced Craft and Design in Carpentry and Joinery.  Game and Wildlife Conversation Trust certificate for Fox and Rabbit Control by Snaring SQA Level 3 farming qualification through borders college. Foot trimming course through the Barnony college, Dumfries. PA1 and PA2 in spraying

Equipment experiencePloughing, Fencing, Other harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, PA2, PA1, Baler, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Clean driving licence. Experience driving farm machinery including 4 wheel drive vehicles,Quad bike, Massy Ferguson and John Deere tractors, Rolland muck spreader and silage cutting with a tail mower and buck racking with a forklift. Baling of straw and grass including use of the wrapping machine and transporting of bales on public roads.  Experience in the use of a trailer mixer for feeding cattle.

Livestock experiencePoultry, Calving, Lambing, Sheep, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Assisted with calving and lambing, assisting vet and helping with dosing cattle and sheep. I am aware of  the signs of animals that are ill or have an injury. i have experience in foot trimming and vaccinating.  I am unsupervised looking after about 200 cows on farm and currently in middle of the summer calving with all cows going well the now, I know the correct feeding through out winter help to produce a good calve at foot with very little problems near calving.  

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

Fit and active,5'6

Relevant health problems

No Health Problems

Other Information

Non smoker and good time keeping

Marital status


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

Experience in driving tractors, ATV's, tele-handler and working with cattle and sheep on a day to day basis Three years head game keeper on small syndicate pheasant shoot of 1000 birds including rearing poults, vermin control and organising shoot days. Shotgun and firearms licence 


My interests involve all outdoor country sports including carp fishing,pheasant shooting and deer stalking. I am  interested in all aspects of countryside management.

AvailabilityStart: 22/10/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionScotland
Where would you like to work?Any region considered
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