CV reference number: 48383
CV Headline

Enthusiastic Stockaman/GFW looking for 5 months work September  until end of January (lambing starts) have experience with, sheep, cattle, fattening pigs indoor and outdoor, small scale poultry. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds, Btec
Other qualifications

BTEC Level-3 diploma in land based technology. City and guilds level-1 and level-2 MMA welding.

Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Previous operating experience: Various tractors with front end loaders. Granular fert spreaders. Pasture Topping. Rowing and turning Hay. Bale leading. Corn carting. Muck spreading. Air seeding(direct drilling). Quad bike's. 4x4 and trailer. Tele handlers and forklifts. Feed mixers.

Livestock experiencePoultry, Calving, Lambing, Sheep, Goat, Pig, Beef
Other livestock experience

6 years experience with all aspects of prime lamb production (UK and AUS).  5 years experience with bed and breakfast fattening pigs.  2 years experience with free range fattening pigs. 6 months experience with beef cattle (AUS). Cattle handling, weighing/tagging/drug treatments.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
NationalityBritish citizen
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems


Other Information

As a Member of YFC I have held various roles: such as programme secretary, County executive Committee, AGM Committee Club Representative, club representative on Cluster Committee. I have also competed in Stock Judging competitions, Winning on different occasions in breeding ewes, Fat Lambs and Prime Beef classes.

Marital status


Where are you currently living?East Riding of Yorkshire
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

2010-2013 -  Part-time shepherd to 2300 breeding ewes and stock man to indoor fattening pigs. Jan 2013-Nov 2013 -  Weekend relief Stock man on a 5000 head free range pig fattening unit. May-2013-Oct-2013 - Apprentice service technician at a John Deere dealership. Oct 2013-Mar 2015 -  Full time shepherd/ GFW 1500 breeding ewes, Indoor fattening pigs.  Mar 2015-Mar 2016 - AUSTRALIA.  ALTEK farms - air seeder operator and general arable farm worker (13,000acre).  Landscaping and Paving - general labourer, house demolitions, bobcat operating.  Jerakala Foundation - GFW 30,000 acre 900 head beef cattle station and Butchery.  GFW- 5,000 acre, 8,000 head-breeding ewes, 300 head beef cattle. Mar 2016-Sep 2016 - Stockman between two free range pig fattening units and relief arable worker during harvest, AHT-on farm Butchery processing the farms free range pigs. Sep 2016-Dec 2016 - Jerakala again, same role as before. February 2017-March 2017-Cotswold farm park- Stockman/Lambing. March2017-June2017 A+C Hodgson, Cheverton farm (IOW) outdoor lambing + sole shepherd 2000+Ewes. June 2017- present- Swaythorpe Growers LTD: pea harvest/sampling.


Young Farmers, Sport, Socialising, Reading.

AvailabilityStart: 01/09/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Happy to work anywhere
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.