CV reference number: 39206
CV Headline

Enthusiastic, ambitious, driven, hard working herd manager/herdsman.  Excellent knowledge of breeding, grassland management, cow health, foot trimming and AIlooking for work in South England

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

Nvq level 1/2 in agriculture, level 3 in dairy Nvq level 1 in horticulture

Equipment experiencePloughing, Fencing, Telehandler/fork lift, HGV 2 and 3, HGV1, HGV 1 to 3, Baler, Tractor, Drilling
Other equipment experience

General tractor driving, feeding using Keenan mixer, forage wagon, mowing and topping, fertilser spinning, dung/slurry spreading, umbillical.

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

Calf rearing and dairy experience 6 years been relief milking, herdsman on both grass based systems and housed systems.a.i trained foot trimming trained, milking in 40/80 swing over, 20/ 40, 20/20, 12/12 herringbone, record keeping and admin of meds, selecting bulls for breeding, rearing replacements, dry cow management, dry cows therapy and pre/post calving checks, all aspects of cow health plans, mastitis detection, milking routines also experience as herd manager with robot system. I have various other experience with sheep and beef suckler herd from family background.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv, hgv1, tractor
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languagesNone
Pen picture

5ft 10, 12 stone

Relevant health problems


Other Information
Marital status

Yes I have a partner and baby girl

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

I started off at Brymore school which lead me down the dairy route after previous beef and sheep, from then on 6 years later I have worked and had to gain knowledge and experience and now can comfortably do all herd related jobs and comfortable make decisions for myself as well as other people,I have a huge drive to go the extra step and progress up the chain to one day have my own herd or share farm. References given on request.


Fishing, shooting and spending time with my family

AvailabilityStart: 28/08/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Anywhere
Back to CV list Add To Basket

4XtraHands provides professional agricultural recruitment services for farmers and jobseekers including the location of skilled, permanent, temporary and seasonal rural staff for farmers as well as finding suitable work for jobseekers with one of our many registered farmers throughout the UK. Designed by a farmer for farmers our recruitment website is a simple, quick and affordable solution for all your agricultural recruitment needs.