CV reference number: 42925
CV Headline

I am 31 and from Somerset I currently work as a relief milker but I was previously 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 intensive 3x a day dairy farm with over 500 Cows. I did my apprenticeship 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 and a ATV certificate.

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. And I can doo basic Tractor work.

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 relief milker I milk twice a day for a local dairy farm, I also administer treatments, do basic record keeping and scrape out cubicle sheds and the yard. In my previous role as a Herdsman I milked twice a day, administered treatments, trimmed Cows feet, fed the youngstock and checked on them, set up and took down fences. I also did 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 have been 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/watch Cricket and Snooker.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 06/05/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Somerset/Devon/Dorset
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