CV reference number: 45090
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Experienced Herdsman/Herd Manager with excellent references

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

AI & Foot Trimming, dairy experience from childhood,

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

All other farm equipment especially dairy machinery

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Calving
Other livestock experience

Herdsman with 40 plus years experience. Parlour maintenance, diet formulation,grass and grazing management, calving cows, calf rearing and feeding, heat/bulling detection, breeding plans and genealogy, AI, foot trimming, mastitis and illness detection, correct use of and administration of drugs, record keeping paper/computer, de-horning, tractor driving, working closely with vets and nutritionists. milking in manual and computerised parlours.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv, hgv1, tractor
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6' 2" 17 stone

Relevant health problems

Fit and healthy

Other Information

A knowledgeable and experienced herdsman/herd manager and stock man with over 40 years experience from childhood with first class health, hygiene and welfare skills with a genuine understanding, compassion and affection of cattle

Marital status

I have a wife who helps with calf rearing, BCMS, all farm paperwork and two sons, one that lives with us

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

40 plus years in the dairy industry. Currently running a 500 cow rotary dairy unit with an assistant herdsman and GFW.

2005-2006  Relief milking.  2006-2012  Herd Manager in Truro. Managing a herd of 250 Holstein/Fresian organic cows.AI and breeding plans.Health, hygiene and welfare.



AvailabilityStart: 31/07/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?dairy farm
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