CV reference number: 49025
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South African young gun with good skills and experience looking for Practical UK experience on Arable and Mixed Farms.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Bachelors of Agriculture (BAgric)

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

Tractors up to 200 HP. Manitou Telehandler work. Various tractor work including scraping, loading, topping and trailed implements. Assisted with bailing and hay making, driven lorry's and forklift work, tractors and trailed implements. Done various fencing jobs as well as dry stone walling.

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

Herdsman- Dairy Farm- 200 cows- Calf rearing, Milking, bedding, feeding. Stockman- Beef farm 120 cows during calving season.General farm worker- Working with 600 laying hens, 400 texel cross sheep, dosing, Lamber/Shepherd- Lambing 350 Lleyn gimmers and working with 700 Lleyn ewes, tractor work, veterinary work, quad bike, working dogs. Herd Manager- South African farm with 50 Sussex cows, breeding/selection, veld management, grazing techniques, tick control, herd health.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
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NationalitySouth African
First languageEnglish
Other languagesAfrikaans
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6 ft 13 stone.

Relevant health problems


Other Information

Golden key honorary society member, best student in plant and animal production 2016 Stellenbosch University.

Marital status


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

2010-2014- Manager- In charge of Irrigation and quality control of Citrus Orchards as well as harvest( tractor, Lorry and forklift work) on farm in South Africa and managed small herd of 50 Sussex beef cows. 2017 Stockman- worked on farms in Scotland during calving and lambing to gain UK experience, working with beef pedigree Luing and 120 Simmental cross cows as well as Lleyn, blackie and texel sheep. Worked with variety of beef cows and sheep breeds, working dogs, lambing, calving and doing grazing practices, quad bikes and snacker, tractors, fencing. 2017-2018. Worked on Dairy farm in Shropshire England milking 200 cows and raising calves, bedding and mucking out, tractor work, telehandler, quad bikes, strip grazing and electric fence work, parlor hygiene and correct stock handling, health, mastitis, milk fever, foot bath, and other animal health related activities, assisted with calving.


Outdoors, good meal with friends, hiking, rugby.

AvailabilityStart: 01/04/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?UK
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