CV reference number: 39972
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I am currently Assistant Herdsperson at a 350 tight autumn calving farm milking through a 24:48 swingover parlour. Here we use a 3-way cross system for breeding. My main responsibilities include milking, yard work, putting feed rations on, dealing with youngstock for worming, syncing and weighing for DLWG. I take responsibilty for the cell count management with CMT and which treatments to use along with dry cow therapy selection. I take a role in grassland management with grazing and silaging doing up to 6 cuts. On this farm I have extended my calving skills and husbandry to a high level dealing with milk fevers as well as retained cleansings. My previous job was at Leckford Estate where I milked 800 cows for Waitrose.

I am a quick learner and efficient in everything i do, i have grown up on farms all my life and have many valuable skills i have learnt. please ring or email me on 07557224731 or for more information.

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

Extended level 3 diploma in agriculture AS levels gcses

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

Used a variety of modern and older tractors, ploughs, cultivators, slurry spreading, moving silage bales, Claas Scorpion, JCB pivot steer telehandler, various John Deere and Case tractors, New Holland t8, to smaller MF

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

Currently milking 350 autumn calving cows doing all daily jobs associated with dairy. Previous Milker of 800 cow herd in Hampshire, rotary parlour with 48 stations, done calving, bagging,mastitis treatments, injections, Lambing, general sheep work, worming, bit of shearing

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, provisional
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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Relevant health problems
Other Information

Quick learner, willing to try new things, hard working

Marital status


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

Previous job milking 800 cow herd in Hampshire, lambing jobs, general tractor work e.g topping, bale cart, general telehandler skills


Equestrian hobbies e.g. polo showing cattle

AvailabilityStart: 01/01/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
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