CV reference number: 33756
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My name is Alex Delay I’m a twenty two year old farm worker currently out working and traveling in nz. I have a full UK driving license with no points which I passed July 25th 2013. I am from Northumberland, and have worked on a range of different arable and livestock farms. I studied a degree and diploma at Askham Bryan college from 2013 - 2017

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1,2, Btec, City and Guilds
Other qualificationsLevel 2 Diploma in Agriculture level 3 subsidiary diploma in agriculture and level 3 extended diploma in agriculture passed at merit Foundation degree in agriculture
Equipment experienceTractor, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing, Ploughing
Other equipment experienceCorn Carting for large arable estate in Woburn Bedfordshire owned by the duke of Bedford on a 6140R new John Deere. Working on a 1000 acre arable farm driving a 920 axion operating a press, plough, parrowharrowing, and rolling. Working on a 1600 acre arable farm, operating the grain dryer, loading wagons, leading bales and grain. Worked on a velcourt managed farm down in Lincolnshire, my main duties were leading grain, maintenance, ripping up tramlines on a subsoiler and also done a small amount of grain drying.
Livestock experienceBeef, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience5 years lambing experience with up to 1000 ewes, worked on with suckler cows and dairy cows. Enjoy stock work and most farms worked on have had both stock work and arable work. Have clipped sheep in spare time and also worked with rearing pheasnts
Type of farming wantedMixed Farming
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen pictureHeight 177cm Weight 110kg
Relevant health problemsno
Other Information2015-2016 I was the Vice President of the Askham Bryan student union. Have a visual impairment to my left eye
Marital statussingle
Where are you currently living?Northumberland
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming backgroundStudied at Askham Bryan College from 2012 - 2017 2015 - Lambing indoors with around 1000 ewes all different breeds for three weeks. Mondays I work as a student doing all types of general farm work. 2014- harvest for 8 weeks on a large arable estate in Bedfordshire, main responsibility was corn cart and lead fertiliser when needed. Lambing for 2 weeks with around 800 commercial ewes and 800 hill ewes. In harvest 2015 worked on an 1000 acre arable farm leading corn, driving a 920 axion operating a press, plough and 6m power Harrow. 2016 - night lambing supervisor at Askham Bryan college giving supervision to students and checking he night lambing shed. Three weeks lambing at an estates lambing 1010 ewes ranging from gimmers to fourth crop ewes. Dryer operator for 1600 acre farm, loading wagons, leading bales and drying grain 2017 - working on a mixed farm whilst studying a degree, stock of 80 suckler cows, 700 breeding ewes and 150 acres of arable, main duties include animal welfare, feeding cows, sheep management, animal husbandry. Worked for velcourt farms in Lincolnshire on a 4000 acre estate as a harvest student
HobbiesShooting, rugby, fishing, young farmers
AvailabilityStart: 21/03/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionNorth East
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