CV reference number: 45102
CV Headline

Relief Milker I was brought up on a dairy /beef farm.  Trained Ai/ embryo transfer at 16.  I am also trained in equine Ai.  I was managing a 500 cow Spring calving herd with huge results 97%conception rate on cows in a 10 week block and 100% on 132 heifers, raised yield by 500,000 litres. I managed all grazing herd health, etc.  You are more than welcome to speak with vet or farm owners.  I moved to a high yielding herd as farm manager in January but in June  the company (Fh Hiams) announced their departure from dairy farming, since then I have been managing a 1200 cow herd  and followers with massive results, leading a 15 person team I have now shown my ability and commitment by making this unit profitable for the first time in a number of years , from loosing 1.2 million to profit in 13 months ,  i resolved a 23 month  fail on bacto scan and have since gone in to help other units achieve results of 12 to 19 .i am presently part of the management of a 2000 cow herd but it’s not really how I want to end my career . I am at a point in my life where I want to settle down, enjoy and do my job 100% and at the same time spend some quality time with my partner and our fab little 6  yr old son. we have a property and 10 acres in Pembs which we r moving back to . So I’m looking for relief milking in pembs / Carmarthenshire and also freeze branding .   Hope I am of interest to you.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Ai / et work/ farm manager/ herd manager, judge / genetic advisor

Equipment experienceTractor, Baler, Tracked machine, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

I have driven farm machinery since I was a child, slurry/ baling/ moving and 360 work but livestock are my life

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Calving
Other livestock experience

I have been with stock all my life , growing up on a dairy/beef farm.  We did lots of showing at top level and have done loads of judging of dairy and beef cattle.  I have been a lover of breeding and genetics.  I trained for Ai at 16 and followed that shortly after with embryo transfer.   I have been in charge of stock for years and years.  I have a keen eye for health problems, with no vet routine visits needed on a 2000 head unit,

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age51
NationalityIrish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesNone
Pen picture
Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

My partner is fantastic , so supportive, exactly what's needed in farming , she has a very good eye around stock and has been a huge help with Farm assurance etc

Marital status

Yes and 1 child

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

Home for years then spent some years relief milking and Inseminating , serving up to 150 heifers in one day.   I then went to manage a spring calving herd, growing the herd from 350 to 500, growing yields from 3900 to 5550.  I then went to a high yielding TMR herd as farm manager.  I have had fantastic results moving cows to grass and with conception, unfortunately I didn't have long enough there to make a huge impact.  FH Hiams have decided to close their dairy units, I have been farm manager on a 1300 cow herd through a 64 point rotary managing all aspects of health/ fertility/costs, etc., only using a vet to pd, I have more recently trained to scan myself.

Hobbies

Breeding / stock judging, dressage horse breeding

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 19/04/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Uk
Back to CV list Add To Basket

4XtraHands provides professional agricultural recruitment services for farmers and jobseekers including the location of skilled, permanent, temporary and seasonal rural staff for farmers as well as finding suitable work for jobseekers with one of our many registered farmers throughout the UK. Designed by a farmer for farmers our recruitment website is a simple, quick and affordable solution for all your agricultural recruitment needs.