CV reference number: 42925
CV Headline

I am 30 and originally from Somerset but currently working and living in Devon. I currently work as a Herdsman on a organic spring block calving unit with just over 200 friesen cross cows run on extensive grazing. Prior to this I worked on an organic dairy farm in Somerset and before this I was an Apprentice on a Goat farm in Stawley producing Cheese from raw Milk. I would like to find a farm where I am able to work with Cows, boost my skills/knowledge and progress with my career.

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

I hold a work based Diploma in Agriculture at level 2. I also have a certificate in foot trimming.

Equipment experienceTractor
Other equipment experience

In my previous roles I used the Tractor primarily to move bales to and from a barn, to scrape up and to move heavy objects like large Gates. I also used a ATV's on the farm to check on stock, fencing, plate metering and feeding.

Livestock experienceDairy, Goat
Other livestock experience

I am able to milk cows, foot trim them, identify problems like Mastitis and lameness, administer drugs. I can also milk goats, trim their feet, administer Drugs ect. I also have experience of looking after Calves. This includes feeding, bedding them up and preparing them for market.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age30
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesNone
Pen picture

I am 11 stone, 5''8 with Brown Hair and Blue Eyes.

Relevant health problems

N/A

Other Information

N/A

Marital status

Yes

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

In my current role as a Herdsman milk twice a day, administer treatments, trim Cows feet, feed the young and check on them, set up and take down fences. I also do basic record keeping. In my previous roles working with Cows I have carried out milking, vet checks, record keeping, calve rearing and other tasks as requested. In my previous job working with Goats I might be expected to feed and bed up the Goats, carry out the milking, administer drugs, order stock and carry out farm admin, clean and maintain the Parlour/Tank Room, and other jobs as required.

Hobbies

I like to read, go walking and play Cricket.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/02/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Somerset/Devon/Dorset
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