CV reference number: 48204
CV Headline

Herds person and partner have been let down at the last minute and are looking for work. Over 15 yes in the dairy industry and have milked, reared cows, calves, goats and kids as well as Alpacas. Hard working, honest, enthusiastic couple looking for milking and calf or goat rearing job in either Dorset or South West area. I have reared calves for past 4yrs and kid goats for about 1yr and We excel at both. My partner has been in the industry for over 15yrs, he is an exceptional herdsman who gives more than 100% in his job. Treats the animals as though they are his, so you know your getting someone who will treat them with respect.  I have helped with carvings, vet visits and also milked cows and for the past 4 years. My partner has milked for over 15yrs. We have milked both Organic and Conventional dairy cows, helped with calving, vet visits etc.  We both fully understand this way of life,  " It's not a job - it's a lifestyle "  Partner is an experienced Herdsman who excels at what he does, references are available.  I have experience in the following :- Calf rearing Kid Goat rearing Chicken and Quail rearing    If you are looking for a couple to run your farm / small holding / estate, then please give us a call. We can give you previous managers for references as well as vets. Many thanks for taking the time to look through my CV.  

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

15yrs plus experience in the dairy industry. Grassland management, Calvings, Footbtrimming, Mastitis detection, Vet visits, Tractor driving

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


Livestock experienceDairy, Goat, Poultry
Other livestock experience

I have reared both Organic and Conventional calves, I have helped with calvings, vet visits. I also milk cows twice daily ranging from 140-350 cows. I have also got experience with milking both Organic and Conventional milking cows. Experience in kid goat rearing, feeding and bedding of livestock

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

5ft 8, 10stone

Relevant health problems

Fit and healthy

Other Information

I am hard working and love this way of life. I am use to long days and keen to learn any other part of farming work. I especially love and excel at calf and kid goat rearing. I have also milked goats. My partner and If you are looking for a couple to do the milking / calf rearing then we are willing to work as part of a team also. Thank you for reading.

Marital status

I have a partner who is a dairy herdsman. Between us, we have 5 grown up children and 5 grandchildren. LOOKING FOR A COUPLES POSITION HERDSMAN AND CALF REARER AVAILABLE

Where are you currently living?Dorset/Wiltshire/Hampshire
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

Me - Originally an Account Manager for 19yrs, I have been in farming for the past 4 yrs when I met my partner. I have and still do milking alongside my partner, who is head herdsman. I have reared both Organic and conventional dairy calves, from birth to 6-8wks old. I have been involved in training heifers coming into the parlour and getting them use to the milking regime. I have worked on a 24/48 Dairymaster swing over, 20/40 Westfalia and a 12/12 forward. I have experience in moving electric fencing for strip grazing. Excellent attention to detail in all aspects of farming. Partner - Over 15yrs experience within the dairy industry, excels at everything he does within it. Exceptional references available.


When I get the opportunity, I love to run and swim. I also spend quality time with my American Cocker Spaniel who is 12yrs old.

AvailabilityStart: 13/10/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Dorset, Hampsire, Wiltshire, Somerset. Unfortunately not Cornwall or Wales as too far South West
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.