CV reference number: 26240
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Farmer. Northern Ireland, 23 years old,  looking for permanent work position. I have great experience working with a verity of machinery, cattle and sheep.  Very keen and eager to learn new skills.  Recently returned home from working on 1000 acre Organic and arable dairy farm including all tractor work and a good deal of calf rearing and parlor experience. Have worked two full seasons in England on a arable dairy farm /contractor. Grew up on family farm with a variety of experience from a very young age.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsBtec, NVQ Level 1
Other qualifications

GCSE's: English-C ICT-D Maths-B Science-C Level 2 food safety in catering. Qualified butcher. chainsaw certifecate cross cutting and maintenance and rough terrain telehandler/forklift certifecate also AI

Equipment experiencePloughing, Fencing, Telehandler/fork lift, Tracked machine, Baler, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Since a young age I had worked for local contractors while I was still at home. I have a lot of experience with many different models of tractors ranging from 60hp - 270hp to carry out a wide range of tasks, e.g. Cutting silage with a variety of tailed and side mounted mowers such as John Deere, Kuhn and Krone. Slurry tanking with NC2000, RedRock 2000,2500 gallon tankers also used top fill and slurry guzzlers. Buckraking with 434 Jcb. Hedge cutting with bomford and mcconnel. Power harrowed using a 3 and 4 meter khun. Ploughed using John Deere 7530 and 6930 with khun and kverneland 5 farrow ploughs.  Also a wide range of cultivation with simba discs and vaderstad carrier.  Done a lot of trailer work with 18ton Ktwo and 14ton richard western grain and silage cart. Used 30ft stewart trailer for straw and sliage bales.  Lot of experience using Claas tedders, turners and rakes. Muck spreading with Ktwo and bunning rear discharge spreaders. Fertilizer spreading with variable rate khun and amazone on grass land and arable. Round baling using VB2160 baler-wrapper baling straw, hay and silage with John Deere 6125R. Yard work with many different straw choppers, bedders and AG dispenser. feeding stock with keenan, Khun and JFstoll wagons using JCB manitou Catapillar and matbro telehandlers. Most of my experience has been completed with John Deere, New Holland case and Massey Ferguson tractors. *Currently looking into getting PA1 and PA2. *If any further information is required in this field please don't hesitate to ask.+

Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

I have worked on a 700 head dairy farm where we were milking 350 cows in a 24/48 swing over dairymaster parlour and also worked in a 16/32 waikato where I have done the milking.  Also rearing the calves and the day to day running of the farm and handling of the herd. I have some experience with lambing on our family farm but am keen to expand my knowledge and hands on experience.  I have first-hand experience in sole charge of calving and checking heifers and cows in calf. Experience working with different breeds of bulls including pedigrees. Experience in tagging/de-horning and injecting cattle and calves. Clipping tails and backs. I also have good experience working with beef and suckler cattle and sorting cattle out for market. Transporting to and from with tractor and cattle box.

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

I am 5'8 and weigh 75kg.  

Relevant health problems
Other Information

Wide range of agricultural experience Ability to work on own or as a team member, Fast learner, Good sense of humour.  Willing to work any hours required. I have experience in servicing tractors when needed and not scared to use a grease gun or any manual work on farm.

Marital status


Where are you currently living?kesh, Co.Fermanagh
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

I grew up on the family sheep and suckler farm using a lot of different types of equipment and machinery, around a variety of animals on a daily basis which provided me with a lot of experience from an early age. I am a very sensible, careful driver and understand the value of farm machinery and the maintenance it requires. I can identify and fix basic machinery problems. Working with all sorts of animals from a very young age I understand and value that every animal requires different levels of care, attention and handling. I have a lifelong passion for farming and love of animals, and strive to do everything to the best of my ability. I am keen to learn new skills and fulfil a career in farming. I left school in 2011 and worked doing butchery for two years full time and then in March 2013 I decided to move to England.


I am currently in young farmers and enjoy taking part in all activities. I enjoy going to the cinema and socialising.

AvailabilityStart: 05/01/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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