CV reference number: 51898
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Hardworking and enthusiastic farm worker aged 23 with dairy and other livestock experience on both organic and non-organic farms.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

BA MSci Natural Sciences

Equipment experienceFencing, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Tractor driving and some experience with a JCB and mini digger.

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

Cows (dairy and beef): Milking and maintaining high standards of parlour hygiene; calf rearing including noticing and tending to illness, maintaining a high hygiene standard, feeding and bedding; calving; scraping out and general yard work. Sheep: lambing; noticing and tending to illness and minor injuries; dagging; foot trimming; general work including herding and feeding. Pigs: general work including feeding and mucking out. Poultry (chickens and geese): feeding; bedding; collecting eggs; slaughtering and plucking. Horses: competent rider; general care; training young horses.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving Licenseprovisional
Personal information
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SexFemale
Age23
NationalityUnited Kingdom
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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Height: 5'8'' Age: 23 Physically strong and fit.

Relevant health problems

No

Other Information

Soon to pass driving test (hopefully!)

Marital status

Single.

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

Dairy farm, Wiltshire. July, August 2017. General farm worker, milker and calf rearer. Milking 350 cattle in 12/12 herringbone parlour, maintaining high hygiene standards in the parlour and dairy, and noticing mastitis. Calving and calf rearing with a focus on low calf mortality. Maintaining high hygiene conditions by regular disinfecting of calf housing, preventative treatment against illness and limiting spread between calves, noticing and treating illness, and following a treatment plan for scouring calves, pasteurising colostrum and making up powdered milk for feeding, tagging and record keeping. General yard work including scraping out, bedding and tractor work.  Organic Dairy Farm, Cumbria. June 2017. General farm worker and milker. Milking Ayrshire cattle and maintaining high sanitary conditions in the dairy and milking parlour to meet organic standards. Making and packaging organic yoghurt, cheese and curd cheese, and selling it at farmer's markets. Farm and Butcher's, Bedfordshire. April, May 2017. General farm worker and lamber. Lambing (160 ewes) and working with stock (sheep, pigs, beef cattle, chickens and geese). Duties included lambing, noticing and tending to illness and minor injuries in all stock, herding sheep and moving livestock, bedding, feeding, mucking out, and fencing. Work in the on-site butcher's included plucking chickens, and butchering rabbits and pigeons.  Organic Farm, Kent. March 2017. Mixed organic farm breeding Blonde d'Aquitaine beef cattle and also keeping pigs, sheep and chickens. General farm work including feeding, bedding, calving and fencing. Sole responsibility of farm in owner's absence. Selling farm produce to the public at farmer's markets.

Hobbies

Cycling, running, reading.

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AvailabilityStart: 14/11/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Somerset/ Dorset
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