CV reference number: 40912
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Experienced all-round farmer with a passion for livestock farming looking for a permanent position and a new challenge, happy to relocate for the right opportunity. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

City & Guilds level 2 award in- - Principles of safe handling and application of pesticides - Safe application of pesticides using self propelled, mounted and trailed horizontal boom sprayers - Safe application of pesticides using pedestrian hand held equipment

Equipment experienceTractor, Baler, Tracked machine, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Fencing, Ploughing
Other equipment experience

* Experience driving a variety of tractors. * Able to carry out tractor maintenance, servicing and repairs. * Experienced with land preparation using both tractors and a tracked CAT Challenger (300HP) which had a Trimble GPS system. * Experience using both one-way and two-way ploughs. * Experienced in all aspects of bailing including mowing, raking and bailing. * Experienced with a variety of implements e.g fertiliser spreader, feed wagon, muck spreader etc. * Competent repairing and putting up new fences. * Obtained my certificate in basic forklift training in 2012 (England). * Competent in the use of a chainsaw. * Proficient in the use of a welder and grinder. * Experienced in the management, maintenance and repair of central irrigation pivots as well as flood irrigation systems.

Livestock experienceBeef, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

* Broad ranging experience with all livestock through Weston Agricultural College and growing up on a mixed livestock farm where I had my own small herd of boar goats, sheep and cattle. * Work experience on two dairy farms milking 200 Holsteins through a herringbone parlour and 800 Holsteins on a rotary system. * Experienced with horses and proficient rider. * Experience with free range layer hens and rearing geese and turkeys till slaughter. * Experience in all aspects of sheep production including foot trimming, shearing and lambing. * Managed a beef farm with a herd of 500 Afrikaner cross cows plus replacement heifers and bulls. Involved in all aspects of animal husbandry including injecting, branding, de-horning, castrating and calving.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv
Personal information
SexMale
Age29
NationalitySouth African
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

White, 6"7

Relevant health problems

Fit and healthy no health complaints.

Other Information

Looking for somewhere I can make a home as well as a career.

Marital status

British partner and well trained dog (used to farming environment).

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

Currently a stockman on a mixed beef and sheep hill farm in the Peak District.

Hobbies

Enjoy the outdoors including walking, fishing and hunting. Also enjoy rugby.

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AvailabilityStart: 22/08/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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