CV reference number: 39537
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I write to apply for the above role advertised in 4 xtra hands I am graduate of Sparsholt College, Hampshire with a Extended Diploma in Agriculture.  Over the summer I have been working on a 2,500 acre estate in Hampshire, within the Southdowns National Park, operating the grain drier. I am very keen to gain further experience of stockmanship and tractor operation by working with your team. During my college course I am developing a good understanding of stockmanship, animal welfare, tractor driving.  By the end of my time at college I have achieved the following additional certificates: ATV qualification, RTV qualification, Fork Lift certificate & PA1.  I have a full clean driving license.  I enjoy shooting and regularly beat on local shoot.  I am 23 years old and am a keen and enthusiastic worker.  I work well with others and have good communication skills.  In my spare time I enjoy fishing, shooting, riding, walking, training dogs and riding with my local hunt. Please find enclosed my CV.  I should be pleased to supply any further information.  I look forward to hearing from you.  

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

RTV, ATV, Forklift

Equipment experienceTractor, PA1, Telehandler/fork lift
Other equipment experience

Tractor and trailer, Grain cart, Toping, Rolling, Moving and stacking bales. Telehandler operation

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

Junior stockman on a 500 acre dairy farm. Duties included: tractor driving, scraping, feeding dry cows, calving, calf rearing, milking, sorting dry cows, sorting cattle. Sheep and arable 1,500 acre farm: lambed for three seasons, sorting ewes, checking rams, sorting ewes and lambs, fostering lambs, unsupervised lambing, night lambing, left in sole charge of lambing shed, looked after and taught work experience students.Work

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

Allergic to penicillin

Other Information
Marital status
Where are you currently living?Hampshire
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

2016 (and on and off since) 500 acre (now 15) area small holding; sheep, beef, poultry. 2016, 2017, 2018 lambing on a 1,500 acre farm; sorting ewes, sorting lambs, lambing, checking rams, feeding, fostering lambs, night lambing, taught work experience students, feeding & administering medicine. junior stockman on 500 acre dairy; calving, milking, sorting cows, sorting dry cows, feeding, tractor driving. Harvest placement 2017, telehandler driver with some tractor duties; stacking bales, moving bales, chains baler, rolling & topping. 2018 harvest - grain dryer operator.


Shooting, Fishing, Beating, Running, Walking, Riding, Hunting, Training gun dogs, Interested in learning to work and handle sheepdogs.

AvailabilityStart: 01/01/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
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