CV reference number: 48640
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Reliable, hard working English herdsman aged 27, experienced with 250 head high yielding Holstein-Friesian herd. Foot trimming experience and registered mobility scorer.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

4x A levels, 10x GCSEs and 2x NVQ Level 3. Lantra telehandler trained

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

Telehandler - primarily loading TMR feeder wagon. Completed training with live loads/bucket work Tractor - use of feeder wagon and scraping during dairy yard work

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Goat, Sheep, Calving, Poultry
Other livestock experience

Dairy/Beef - Milking, foot trimming, treating mastitis/lameness/minor infections, calving (260 head conventional Holstein herd with beef calves) Sheep - foot trimming, hand shearing (smallholding)

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
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First languageEnglish
Other languagesN/A
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Height - 6'1" Weight - 12 st athletic build

Relevant health problems


Other Information

Non smoker, enthusiastic and always looking to learn to build my career. Have been working as a herdsman in Cornwall, now looking for a new challenge and further development ideally in Devon

Marital status

Yes - married, no children

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

Brought up on a small-holding in the West Yorkshire Pennines and therefore experienced with manual labour and sheep, horses and poultry. Worked for global outsourcing companies (mostly transport sector) for 6 years and progressed into Quality Management role. Gained experience in data analysis, coaching, conflict resolution and managing client relationships. Made career change to dairy in spring 2017 working as a herdsman. Gained competencies in milking, foot trimming, mobility scoring, TMR feeding, telehandler.


Currently hiking/running and travel. Would love to return to rugby/cricket if work allows, also interests in history and growing veg

AvailabilityStart: 30/04/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Devon
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