CV reference number: 53655
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I’ve been a pig person for 7 years before that I was pig manager for 2 years I have also worked with goats, sheep and cows in between. I'm 36 and looking to settle down with a secure job.  I enjoy working on a farm, will work to the best of my ability. I was born in St Helena and was raised farming with different breeds of milking and breeding goats. I have been over in the UK for 20 years. I am currently working as a butcher in Newbury 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

Merits in city and guilds

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

Post banging, topping, rolling, fencing, telehandler, tractor driving

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

I have worked with pigs for 10 years.  In between I have also worked with sheep, lambing, calving and beef. Before I worked with goats for a year.  I enjoy working with animals and I keep up top with hygiene and health and safety methods.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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Height: 5.9 Weight:9 stone

Relevant health problems

I have no relevant health problems

Other Information

I am a hard worker enthusiastic about farming will try anything that is given my way, I have a great passion for dairy goats as I was brought up with them as a child

Marital status

I have a partner and son

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

Worked in farming 10 years with a mixture of animals going from goats, beef, pigs, sheep and lambing.  I have also done a bit of poultry.   Feeding, AI, farrowing, moving fields, mucking out, dry sows, movements, fattening, weaning, harvest, rolling and topping. The goat farm I worked by my self with 210 goats and 50 sows, one of the pig farms I was working as pig manager which had 950 sows I worked with 3 people. I have also worked with other pig farms as pig person ranging from 950 sows with 3 people to 900 with 6 people along side me. When lambing I was doing 8 o'clock at night till 4am on my own until it was change over to the next person. Worked with 200 beef a year with 2 other employers doing feeding to foot triming.


Go on family days out, hands on man I like gardening, just being out side

AvailabilityStart: 12/10/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Anywhere
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