CV reference number: 36781
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Hard working, honest and dependable, stockman/herdsman looking for opportunities in the dairy sector. Milking, feeding, yard work, calf rearing/young stock work. Also competent with all associated tractor work such as muck spreading, mucking out, mowing, topping, rolling and aerating. Also experienced in silage making; driving trailers as well as mowing, rowing and working on the clamp.  Excellent references available. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsBtec
Other qualifications

• Farm Skills – Practical lambing course. Certificate of attendance • Farm Skills – Sheep diseases course. Certificate of attendance • Farm Skills – Sheep parasite control course. Certificate of attendance • SRUC – Cattle Foot Trimming Course • Yorkshire Drystone Walling Association – Levels 1 and 2 qualifications. • Lantra Awards – ATV sit-astride, experienced operator course. • B + E Driving licence with trailer entitlement. • NPTC CS30 (201 & 202). Chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting. • NPTC CS31 (203). Felling and processing trees under 380mm. • NPTC Pa 1, Pa2 (vehicle mounted) and Pa6 (knapsack) spraying courses. • NPTC Level 2 award – Transport of animals by road. • NPORS rough terrain telescopic handler course.

Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, PA2, PA1, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Tractor and associated Machinery: RM 21 and Keenan TMR feeder, Teagle bedding machines/straw chopper, front loader, mowers and toppers, hedge cutter, rollers, aerator, etc. Silage trailers and grain carting. JCB and Manitou Telehandlers and Load shovels, Forklifts, 360 diggers, Atvs and quad bikes.

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

Dairy experience: milking and parlour maintenance, tmr feeding, bedding (loose and cubicle housed). Routine vetinary tasks: Vacinating, dosing, drenching, bolaces. Heat detection and general record keeping, Yard work: collecting cows, scraping etc. Paddock and Pasture management, fencing. • Calving & Young stock work: dehorning, castrating, ear tags, feeding and bedding calves, milling feed. Lambing Experience: working lambing sheds, marking, castrating lambs etc. • Shepherding: Sheep Paracite control course. Sheep husbandry. • • Game bird husbandry including rearing and release of Pheasant, partridge and ducks

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languagesFrench
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Relevant health problems

None. I'm fit, healthy and ready to work.

Other Information

I have excellent references and testimonials from employers and colleagues available on request.

Marital status

girlfriend of 8 years

Where are you currently living?Yorkshire / Weat Coast of Scotland
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

Contract/self employed stockman to 220 Holsteins. Spring and Autumn calving with around 100 calves in each calving block. Dairy replacements plus beef calves all reared on farm. Relief Milking, tmr feeding, bedding and all yard work. Indoor lambing experience, contract sheep work - drenching, etc Tractor work: Feeding with TMR wagon, bedding, scraping. Also silage and grain carting.


My main interest is Rugby Union which I have played to a high standard since I was 8.. I enjoy many different activities associated with country pursuits and the countryside in general. In the last 3 years I have raised over £15,000 for charity by completing various walking and cycling challenges with friends. I also have a varied and active social life and am fortunate to have a great group of friends and a large, close family.

AvailabilityStart: 31/08/2017, Finish: 31/12/2018
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Anywhere
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