CV reference number: 45244
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I am an experienced and multi skilled farm-worker/herdsman.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNCA
Other qualifications

I am at present a level 3 foot trimmer having passed the dutch diploma in 2008,  AI trained;  also telehandler certificate.

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

I am proficient in most dairy machinery tasks including most silage making tasks fertilizer spreading muck and slurry spreading.Have also done a few summer harvests, which included corn carting some cultivation work power harrow etc,also done topping and hedgecutting,used to driving john deere and new holland tractors

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Pig, Calving
Other livestock experience

I am a skilled herdsman used to working in various size herds either alone or as a team. I am proficient in all tasks that are required I.e vet med routines, very skilled at feet trimming having done the full Dutch diploma(have been level one but because I've not done a check day for a couple of years they mark you down to a level 3)AI trained and have also experience on different farming systems from high input intensive herds to low input grazing setups.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age51
Nationalityenglish
First languageenglish
Other languagesnone
Pen picture

5ft 11 tall and 12.5 stone physically fit

Relevant health problems

none

Other Information
Marital status

2 grown up children

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

I have worked on farms most of my life the last 5 years mainly as relief and like to do the odd summer harvest every now and again.  I am working at present on a 550 cow 3x day milking herd.  2013-2018 worked as a relief herdsman for herds ranging from 120 to 1000 cowns on various systems high input, grazing based, etc. 2010-2013 New position - herd size doubled to 300 while I was employed. 2003-2007  Herdsman.

Hobbies

i enjoy watching and playing cricket,big motorsport fan and do trackdays in my own race car,also into vintage retro shows and go to a lot of steam fairs when free

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AvailabilityStart: 18/11/2020, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?South west
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