CV reference number: 43036
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15 years experience in dairy farming still very enthusiastic  about this lifestyle . Keen to always improve myself and all farms I work on. Currently herd manager on spring block new zealand style farm. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds, Btec, NVQ Level 1,2
Other qualifications

First aid, Foot trimming cert animal medicines cert/ colostrum management, parlour hygiene cert, Dairy farm management cert

Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, Tracked machine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Tractor duties feeding out etc.

Livestock experienceLambing, Goat, Pig, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Herdsman on 400 all year calving unit for 2 years before moving to a new Zealand style unit grass based jersey x farm . Started with 180 and built up to 460 milking through 40/40 swing over parlour spring block calving. Duties are milking/grazing/ fencing / young stock and calving / foot trimming / record keeping and ordering. Grazing measured using plate meter with agrinet software.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
First languageenglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6 feet 14 stone

Relevant health problems
Other Information

Participate in farm discussion group.

Marital status

married no children

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

Started as assistant herdsman on 400 ayc tmr pedigree Holstein herd (400) 3years. moved on to herdsman role at smaller ayc freisian herd. 2 years Them moved to herdsman role to new zealand style farm spring block farm 280 jersey x. Fitted new 40/40 parlour and tracks and moved up to 400 cows changing role to herd manager 6 years. Currently herd manager on same type of farm with same co owners.

AvailabilityStart: 01/05/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
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