CV reference number: 52136
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Looking for an opportunity to work on a farm who have high standards of husbandry / hygiene or want to improve these standards. Ideally organic and or biodynamic, sustainable practices or working towards it. I am currently herd assistant, consciencious , enthusiastic, responsible, desire to continue developing a farming career. Previous experience with animals and general farming over 2 years in Spain and Czech republic.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Enjoy and willing to train and qualify where needed and/or recommended. Health and safety, cow handling, medicines for cows, homeopathy for animals.

Equipment experienceTractor
Other equipment experience

Manual tools. Tractor for scraping housing unit and raking beds. Trailor, mowing, mole plough, jcb, tele handler, quad bike, sit on mower,strimmer.

Livestock experienceDairy, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Poultry
Other livestock experience

I really enjoy livestock work. As per below feeding, milking, taking in and out to pasture, cleaning. Looking for signs of mastitus / ill health. Drying off, responsible for calf care.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
Profile Picture
SexMale
Age38
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesSpanish
Pen picture

6' 12.7 approx

Relevant health problems

None, non smoker, no alcohol, no drugs, naturally happy and willing!

Other Information

Health and food enthusiast. Enjoy learning especially human physiology. I love spending time with animals and nature.

Marital status

Yes, my Wife is available if wanted/needed as a farm worker, domestic, child care/education, catering

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

Currently part of a small team with a 180 herd, milking 150 ish. Assisting with all herd work and any other farm work. Prev part of a team milking 2,000 cows, 3 x per day. 55-60 hours a week, various shifts. I've have experience farming in Spain and Czech republic. Varying from daily hand milking of goats and cows, grape harvest, keeping own goats, pigs, chickens and ducks. chopping wood, rolling bails of hay, mowing the lawn, renovating a house, general cleaning and farm maintenance. For example on on e farm: Reporting to the barn each day cleaning, feeding, milking (10), putting in and out of the field of 14 goats. Plus the work around this, fixing fences, sterilising equipment, further cleaning, preparing food stocks. Once given instructions I quickly learn and I can then take responsibility where required.

Hobbies

Family, study, socialise, exercise, cook, many things

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 09/11/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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