CV reference number: 48204
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Exceptional hard working, honest, enthusiastic female  looking for calf or goat rearing job in either Dorset or South West area. Have reared calves for past 4years and kid goats for about 1yr and can still learn a thing or two, but it's a job I know I love and excel at. I have also milked both Organic and Conventional dairy cows, helped with calving, vet visits, hand scrapping yards, sheds and calving pens out. Fully understand that long days and hard work Is part of the farming lifestyle. Willing to learn more and further my career within the farming industry, so please don't be put off, you'll find I'm a hard worker and love the farming life  My partner is a herdsman, so I 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   

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Have been taught calf rearing whilst doing the job. Willing to learn all parts of dairying given the opportunity. Can also milk and have been part of a 3 man team whilst new parlour was being installed. Experience in cow dairy and goat dairy and chickens

Equipment experienceFencing
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

Please don't be put off that I have only been in farming for the past 5yrs. 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

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.


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: 29/06/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Dorset, Hampsire, wiltshire
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