CV reference number: 42102
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I am from Ireland, looking to expand my farming knowledge through work in England with a contractor or on a large modern estate farm. I am 22 years old and have a full, clean car and tractor license. I have worked in Reading on a 1200 acre suckler/arable estate farm from june 2016 to june 2017. I then moved to a 3000 acre arable/pig unit in North Yorkshire, Working for J.S.Alton and sons for a short but hectic 3 months. I had a long term contract with this employer but due to an unforseen family illness I returned home to Ireland to be close to family. I had been working on a 1600 acre arable/BullBeef farm in Ballinasloe, Galway, Ireland for the past three months as a part time mechanic, preparing all the gear for the upcoming season. I have recently quit this job due to issues with pay and I am looking to return to England for work. I aim to build up funds working for a summer to be able to travel to America in the future. I have extensive experience with tractors, particularly John Deeres of all sizes (up to 300hp). I have completed corn cart(18T Baileys/20T Broughans), cultivations(3M Power harrow/6M vaderstad), servicing(and maintenance of all machinery) ploughing, drilling, I am up to date with greenstar and its setup, performed some relief combining in Reading on a t560 hillmaster. I am honest and hard working and will do right by any enterprise that does right by me. I am a keen learner and will pick up new skills quickly. I am willing to work the long hours associated with farming nowadays.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

PA1. Full Irish driving license clean from any penalty points. Telehandler ticket up to a 9m machine. Experience with large, modern equipment on road and in field. Relief combining experience.

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, PA1, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Fencing, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

John Deere, New Holland, Massey Ferguson and Claas tractors. Ploughing, cultivating, Drilling, Corn carting, Muck spreading, Extensive slurry tanker and Umbilical pump experience running lay flat at 600m with a 12m drible bar.

Livestock experienceBeef, Pig, Calving
Other livestock experience

Managing and calving a 35 strong purebred simmental herd at Suhlam estate and farms in Reading, Berksire. Daily duties like bedding and feeding and basic dosing experience. Very experienced with cattle and large stock handling.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
First languageEnglish
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6'4", strong well built able for heavy work. Quick learner and keen interests in all aspects of farming. Keen to expand my experience with machinery and learn more about spraying, harvesting of crops such as maize or silage crops and keen to learn alot more about Large modern machinery. I am good with people and I am hard to fall out with. I keep my machinery neat and clean.

Relevant health problems


Other Information

I was a member of the Berkshire Young farmers and enjoyed going on trips to local abattoirs and learning the real bones of going from farm to fork.

Marital status


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

I am 22 years of age and looking to increase my experience and learn to operate newer and bigger machinery. I am keen at mechanicing and I can weld, as the saying goes "It'll hold but it wont be pretty". I have always had a keen interest in farming and I have previous experience with fodder beet, from harvesting with a two row Thyregod machine to washing the beet for deliver with a Cross Rhino beet washer. I ma a good telehandler operator and can load an artic load of straw safe for road travel. I have experince with Kramer and JCB handlers. I am an honest hard worker and pride myself on completing tasks to the best of my ability. I am clean and carful and I am looking to build up money to travel in future whilst I am still young!


Gym, Rugby, Cycling.

AvailabilityStart: 26/02/2018, Finish: 25/10/2018
Type of jobTemporary
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?With a large Contractor/Modern arable farm
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