CV reference number: 57232
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Welsh milker/ herdsperson/ calf rearer aged 21 looking for work around Wales/ England for me and my partner, aged 30 (Tractor Driver). 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1,2,3, City and Guilds
Other qualifications

NVQ Level 1,2 & 3 Equine care & management. NVQ Level 1 Animal care/Agricultural. BHS Riding & road safety. BHS Stage 1 Care & Riding. BHS Stage 2 Care & Riding. Completed cattle handling course. Currently studying a degree in equine science in Usk College/Aberystwyth Uni 2x days a week. Looking to progress within the farming & equine industry always; hopefully to complete BHS Stage 3 care & riding, PTT, AI course, Foot trimming course, vet med certificate etc..

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

Tractors up to 300HP, Range of John Deere's, Massey Ferguson's and New Holland's. 2 seasons on a welgar D4000. Driving a John Deere loader tractor on muck, loading spreaders and trailers.

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

Assistant Stockperson - 1000 mixed beef cattle, 5000 lambing mules, tractor driving & feeding. / Equine Groom - 15 horses, general yard work, feeding. / Milker - 360 Holstein x Friesian, 20/40 swingover parlour, Calf rearing. / Herdsperson - 300 Irish crossbreds, 12/24 herringbone parlour, Calf rearing, 200+ young stock. 1500 pig unit. / Herdsperson - 200 Holsteins, 14/28 swingover parlour, Calf rearing, 50 young stock. / Relief Milker - 350 Friesian x, 40/80 swingover parlour. / Herdsperson - 500 Holsteins, 40 point computerised internal rotary, 1000+ young stock. 20 lambing Suffolk ewes./ Calf rearer - 100+ on milk, 50+ young stock. /

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languagesN/a
Pen picture

5ft 4. 8lbs.

Relevant health problems

No - Although I am a smoker. However, I am an energetic, willing, hard worker.

Other Information

Trained in Food hygiene & safety level 2. Experience milk recording. Good IT skills.

Marital status

Partner, no children.

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

2018 - Present Herdsperson to a herd of 500 Holsteins milked 3x daily, through a 40 point Westfalia internal rotary parlour / calf rearer to 200 calves - key responsibilities includes; milking regularly, identifying lame and sick cows, mastitis control & treating accordingly, heat detection, routine treatments, following fresh calf & cow protocol, calving, bull handling, assisting on routine vet visits, assisting with milk recording & classifying. scraping sheds & yard, stock checks, nightly checks on the 20 lambing suffolk ewes & AYR calvers. Complete responsibility for calves; feeding, bedding, waters & creep feed, tubing, detecting ill & lame calves and administering medication accordingly. Although I do not de-bud/de-horn, castrate or tag however, eager to learn!, driving of Massey Ferguson's & JCB. / 2018 - Present Relief milker to a herd of 350 Holsteins milked 2x daily, through a 40/80 swingover DeLaval parlour - Key responsibilities includes; milking on alternate weekends (weekends off) twice daily, Identifying lame & sick cows, mastitis control & treating accordingly, heat detection, bull handling, scraping sheds & yard, driving a ford 4600. / 2017 - 2018 Herdsperson to a herd of 300 Irish crossbreds milked 2x daily, through a Westfalia 12/24 herringbone parlour with a 1500 finishing pig unit - Herdsperson to a herd of 200 Holsteins milked 2x daily, through a DeLaval 14/28 swingover parlour; 2 separate units - Key responsibilities included; milking regularly, identifying lame & sick cows, mastitis control & treating accordingly, routine treatments, heat detection & segregate for Genus to AI, drying off, following fresh calf & cow protocol, calving, calf rearing, bedding, scraping, feeding, young stock work, assisting in movements & cattle handling, bull handling, occasional pig work (e.g. bedding & scraping), stock checks, field & fencing checks, nightly checks on AYR & block calvers driving of a Ford 4000, New Holland's & Manitou. / 2017 - 2017 Milker, milking a herd of 360 Holstein x Friesians 2x daily, through a 20/40 DeLaval swingover parlour - Key responsibilities included; milking regularly, identifying lame & sick cows, heat detection, cleanliness & hygiene protocols for the parlour. / 2016 - 2017 Equine groom / Yard worker responsible for 15 horses - Key responsibilities included; mucking out stables, feeding, bedding, watering, routine checks, field & fencing checks, checking for injuries or lameness, ensuring all horses were rugged and turned out/brought in accordingly, grooming, feet checks, cleanliness of the yard and its overall appearance, haynets, tidying of the muck heap/trailer, lunging. / 2015 - 2017 Assistant Stockperson to a herd of 1000 mixed beef cattle & 5000 lambing mules, tractor driving - Key responsibilities included; feeding, bedding, creep feeding, cattle handling, bull handling, youngstock work, administering wormers/vaccinations/spray, assisting in routine vet visits, calving, assisting with day/night lambing. - Real passion to progress knowledge and experience in lambing. 2015 - 2015 General farm worker for work experience 2 week period - Key responsibilities included; feeding, bedding & mucking/cleaning out a whole range of different farm animals & small animals including reptiles & rodents, general cleaning, dealing with customers and showing around/to facilities. 2013 - 2015 Volunteer at a riding school, 20 - 30 horses - Key responsibilities included; mucking out, feeding, bedding, watering, health checks, lead rein lessons, assisting with lessons, field & fencing checks, exercising horses (riding or lunging).


Extra work, Fishing, Horse riding & Uni coursework/revision.

AvailabilityStart: 01/05/2019, Finish: 01/01/2021
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?anywhere within reason.
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