CV reference number: 55511
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Passionate, Enthusiastic and Mature Norfolk Assistant Herdsman (Dairy) looking to work in all aspects of a small to medium herd in East Anglia.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Recently retrained (2014/2016) at Easton Agricultural College Norwich, as assistant Herdsman and able to independently milk and care for the Dairy Herd. Advanced Driver. Experienced and Qualified First Aider. Currently relief milking 450+ Holsteins in a 20/40 swing over parlour, with emphasis on cleanliness and animal welfare.

Equipment experienceTelehandler/fork lift, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Experience using new MF telehandler for dairy yard operations. Experience in tractor driving for, trailer work, cultivating, baling and gfw operations.

Livestock experienceCalving, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Experience: Milking 100 cow pedigree Holstien Herd (with followers) with fullwood 5 x 5 parlour. (Part time for two and a half years)Identifying Mastitis and treating, identifying other welfare issues in the herd. Administering Antibiotics. Feeding, mucking out, scraping yards, looking after calves and young stock. Safe movement of cattle with a high level of animal welfare. Assisting in veterinary practices including caesarean birth. Preparing cattle for showing and leading cattle to halter.2014 - 2016. Currently relief milking 450+ Holsteins, with emphasis on cleanliness and anilmal welfare. Using a 20/40 swing over parlour system. 2017 - present.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

Norfolk born and bred, 5"11" tall, fourteen stone, friendly with a good sense of humour, robust and healthy.

Relevant health problems

None, have not missed a days work for 18 plus years, for any reason. Non smoker.

Other Information

This is not a passing whim, I have held a passion to work with cows since my childhood and this is stronger now than ever.

Marital status

Wife and one adult daughter living at home.

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

Retiring from a Policing career (Jan 2018) which has involved a diverse and intense number of roles, working in small teams and independently across the UK. I have 12/13 years whereby I have a passion and enthusiastic desire to work with dairy cows on a full or part-time basis. Very keen to learn a progress on my recent experience. Used to working long and protracted shifts, fit and healthy. Assisted on numerous dairy farms in my youth across the Waveney valley. Great love for the outdoors and farming all of my life.


Sport, walking, wildlife interests, fishing and shooting.

AvailabilityStart: 01/02/2018, Finish: 21/06/2030
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Norfolk/Suffolk
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