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Herd manager/ Herdsperson  and tractor driver.   A highly motivated and enthusiastic indivdual who has hands on experience in the farming industry.  Can demonstrate all aspects of animal husbandry to an excellent standard. I'm hard working great at timekeeping, work well on my own or part of a team.I have milked and managed various herd sizes, ayr and block calving herds.  I can AI and foot trimming and have used various computer systems including Westfalia c21, and Alpro, heatime.  Dairymaster and also Uniform management program I have done various tractor driving, feeding with feeder wagon, mowing, carting, tedding, raking, tanking, fertilizing, dung spreading, power harrowing, rolling, aerating umbilicaling bale hauling fencing I have experience on tele-handler.  I'm looking for a Herdmanager or Herdsperson or Tractor driver or couples position 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

8 gcse pa1 pa6

Equipment experienceTractor, PA1, HGV 1 to 3, HGV1, HGV 2 and 3, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

Mowing, tanking, muck spreader, feeder waggon, topper, tractor with front-end loader, aerating, power harrow, rotavating, discing telehandler. Umbilicaling

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Calving
Other livestock experience

Worked with cows all my life have managed herds from 150 cows to herds of 350.Holsteins, freisians and 3 way crossbreds I have reared calves can do foot trimming, AI, de-horning, milking, all stockmanship, computer literate.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv, hgv1, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age45
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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Relevant health problems

None

Other Information
Marital status

Married 2 sons

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

Career History August 2018- present. currently managing a herd of 180 cows. October 2016 -August 2018 tractor driver feeder (feeder wagon operator) and gfw October 2015 to October 2016 hgv1 driver February 2012 to September 2015 Herd Manager Managing a herd of 300 crossbed cows along side my wife.  Milking x2 a day through a 28/28 Westfallia parlour on a c21 computer system, all record keeping in diarys and computer and bcms all aspects of animal husbandry : AI, foot-trimming, calving, vet visits, young stock, calf rearing and de-horning, strip fencing, maintaining all fences on farm, yard duties, parlour hygiene and maintenance, tractor driving, basic tractor maintenance, ordering chemicals and stock when needed.  August 2009/February 2012 Herdsperson, Yeovil.  Here I milked 180 cows x 2 a day and general farm work, tractor driving TMR feeding (Keenan) May 2007/August 2009 Herdsperson, Pembrokeshire I returned here after 5 years hgv driving. 300 cows x2 a day and animal husbandry foot trimming tractor driving January 2002/May 2007 HGV1 DRIVER  Pembrokeshire August 1998/January 2002 Herdsperson thry Pembrokeshire.  Here I milked 300 cows x2 a day and general farm work tractor driving August 1995/August 1998 Herdsperson, Fishguard Pembrokeshire.  Here I milked 150 cows x2 a day general farm work Eric was a contractor so in between milkings.  I worked on various tractor driving jobs.

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AvailabilityStart: 12/10/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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