CV reference number: 53971
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Young,enthusiastic,hard working 18 year old with previous farming experience looking for an opportunity to widen my farming knowledge and to gain new skills. Mainly milking experience working through a Modern 40/20 Swingover Westfalia parlour, 24/12 a side parlour with self washing units and also have experience with Lely astronaut milking robots. Work well alone and as part of a team. Extremely keen! 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

7 National 5 qualifications and 4 Higher qualifications.

Equipment experienceTractor, Telehandler/fork lift
Other equipment experience

Have carted a few times as a relief worker but have minimal experience although am very keen to learn and have an extremely positive attitude. Drove a telehandler daily on my previous job.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef
Other livestock experience

Experience on large Dairy farm milking 500 pedigree holstein cows through 8 lely astronaut robots, also milking through a 40/20 swing over parlour working with 315 cows and a 12 a side parlour with self washing units. Assisted with rearing of calves, ensuring cows are sufficiently fed, helping to carry out regular vaccines when required for calves, heifers and cows (e.g tubing mastitis cows, lifeaids for calves, injecting calcium to vein for milk fever), observing any health problems such as lameness and drying off cows.

Type of farming wantedMixed Farming
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age18
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

Around 6ft2 and 80kg.

Relevant health problems

n/a

Other Information

n/a

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

My uncle previously owned a 221 acre beef farm which i basically grew up on so have spent a lot of my time shadowing him and helping around the farm as much as i could. I started a part time job on a dairy farm doing night milkings in a 24/12 a side parlour which lead to me being offered more shits but had to leave as they were not looking for a full time worker. I took a full time roll on a dairy farm in August of last year milking through a 40/20 Swingover Westfalia parlour and then moved on to work on a friends farm who had recently converted to milking with 8 Lely astronaut milking robots. I had previously worked on this farm before the robots were installed during which i spent a few weeks staying on the farm in a static caravan milking 2 or 3 times a day.

Hobbies

Outside of work i like too play rugby for my local team and spend time with my friends as much as possible also enjoying spending time in the gym.

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AvailabilityStart: 27/07/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionScotland
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