CV reference number: 41534
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Honest and reliable worker looking for a permanent position on a progressive farm. Willing to relocate with my family.

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

Engineering NVQ2 from time served in the British army.

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

4WD off road vehicles including quads, landrovers and Kubota on all types of hill terrain. 2WD bikes on hills. Driven an array of tractors during my times on farms, some modern, some antique, including ancillaries such as toppers, rollers and harvest trailers.

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

Sheep stockman - 3 years. Dairy calf rearer/milker - 2 years. Poultry - raised 400 Hatchlings to Pullets. Other various work includes Equine yard maintenance, goats and geese rearing.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv, hgv1
Personal information
Profile Picture
SexMale
Age31
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

181cm, 90kg, stocky build.

Relevant health problems

None.

Other Information

I have moved around the UK from South to East to West to North, working on farms on and off along the way. I also do a lot of engineering work including survey and CAD drawings but my passion is in livestock farming.

Marital status

Long term partner who use to farm with me. 2 young daughters.

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

Faringdon Jan 2016 – Jan -2017 • 300 head autumn block calving. 100 head beef. • Full time calf rearing, milker and general farm hand including silage collection. • Trusted with many aspects of running the farm on a daily basis. Reference available from farm owner, head herdsman or agency worked through.  Mar - Jul 2011/14/15 • 2000 head of sheep farm, 50 head beef. • Headed the lambing for a number of seasons and was full time in all aspects of the spring and summer season work. • Other major tasks were fencing, general maintenance, spraying, supporting shearing, caravan site upkeep. • Built a trusted relationship with the family and relied upon to take over full farm routine when required. • Also worked for a number of other local farms through contact locally as a reliable contractor. References available from family, head herdsman as well other farmers in the area that used me.  Dairy Farm, New Zealand Sep2011 – Mar 2012 • Worked on 2 farms with my partner, 500 head and 1200 head respectively. • Great experience of how dairy farming is different in the South seas. • Also helped on a Maori reserve sheep and deer farm with a family I met through the dairy farm. References available from agency worked through and the family on the reserve farm. Other Agricultural work • Raised 400 chicks to pullets in Norfolk and ran the ensuing egg business whilst selling off the pullets to hobby keepers. • Vineyard worker in South New Zealand and again in West wales. • Picked apples for a season in East New Zealand.

Hobbies

Rugby player, fell runner and completing an open uni degree. Keen mountain walker.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/06/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionWales
Where would you like to work?Newport
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