CV reference number: 57243
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Farm manager/ stockman. 

Currently work managing my home farm of 1000 ewes, and 100 cows, main jobs include general Stockmanship. Currently looking for a new challenge.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Agricultural FdSc Degree Harper Adams University Wolsingham School and Community College 2009-2011 A-Level; AS-Level Business C Physical Education D Religious Education C Geography D Wolsingham School And Community College 2004-2009 GCSE Business Studies BB Physical Education B Mathematics B Religious Education B Geography C Science Double Award CC English C ICT Level 2 PASS

Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Fencing, Telehandler/fork lift, PA2, PA1, Baler, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Used various equipment in my placement year from harper adams, and on my home farm. We grow around 30 acres of arable, (Wheat, oats, and barley). used plough, subsoilers, min-till cultivations, and drilled once. iv used a baler on my home farm and whilst working on a arable farm in wales. When working for wissingon charolais they had 7840 newholland tractors, and a JCB load all. whiles on placement, many jobs for enable bale carton leading, stacking we all done

Livestock experiencePoultry, Calving, Lambing, Sheep, Beef
Other livestock experience

Managed a herd of 100 cows at the home farm, also managed a flock of 1000 ewes. jobs included general stockmanship. lambing, calving.

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

6ft male

Relevant health problems


Other Information

Additional Qualification • Level one Football Association (FA) coach • Sheep clipping Certificate • FA First Aid Certificate • Animal Transportation (NPTC Level 2 Award in the Transportation of Animals by Road.) • Full Clean Driving Licence and Trailer Test • Health and Safety. Level 2 Award in Safe Working in Agriculture and Production Horticulture • Level 3 First Aid (3 day course) • Chainsaw Certificate • PA1, PA2 (NPTC Level 2 in the Safe Use of Pesticides) • Artificial Insemination (AI) Certificate

Marital status

Partner and 1 Son, Currently expecting twin girls on the 23rd of November, which is the main reason for wanting a new job, and the reason iv putt the 4th of December as start date, i could start straight away, as long as i could have time off to take my partner to the hospital.

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

Work Experience. 2015-Present - Farm. (Farm Manager) • Full time Farm Manager working to expand and diversify the family farming business. • Enterprises include Suckler Cattle and Calf Rearing, Sheep, Arable, and Pheasant Rearing. • Practical work based skills, including all aspects of stockmanship, machinery work, stock fencing and electric fencing and application of medicine to animals. • Application of Regulin and Chronogest Sponges within early lambing show ewes • Expansion of breeding ewes from 500 to 1000 and suckler cattle from 50 to 100 • The introduction of a new pheasant rearing enterprise producing 4000 poults per annum and the production of bull beef using dairy-bred calves. • Expanding 200 acre of owned land, with rental agreements for a further 210 acre. • Introduction of an EID recording system and the usage of ‘Farm Matters’ business software to improve efficiency and accuracy. • Selection of prime lambs and store cattle for sale through livestock markets, deadweight, and meat boxes. • Adaption from continuous grazing systems all year round, to rotational paddock grazing on clean grazing systems where possible. • Recording of analysis of feed, silage and worm counts • Finishing bull beef indoors, finishing of prime early lambs on cereal based diet, and spring lamb on red clover pastures. • Overcoming cobalt deficiencies using smart shot, and cobalt drench. • Selective breeding using EBVs in cattle as well as EBVs and Innovis breeding genetics in sheep • Record keeping, Movement licences, Budgeting • Management of my own flock of 150 commercial Shetland and 20 pedigree Jacob show ewes on local rented grazing. • Regularly help show sheep at agricultural shows with some success. • Calf rearing • Teaching and Training of work placement students from agricultural collages, organising students, and communicating with relevant staff • Training own Sheep dog 2015-Present - Poultry  Company  • Breeding various poultry including, chickens, ducks, geese, guinea fowl, quail, and ornamental pheasants, recently expanding into aviary birds. • Creating, running and maintaining, a small local hobby business • Dealing with and selling to members of the public • Running a social media group • Poultry stockmanship, including feeding, watering and administering medication • Marketing via social media, ebay, word of mouth and attending local sales to build contacts • Currently building a website (set to be finished next year) September 2013 - September 2014 (Harper Adams Placement) Wissington Charolais • General Stockmanship • JCB loadall driving, New Holland 7840 driving. John Deere Driving • Application of medicine • Calving South Devon and Charolais cows • Showing Charolais calves • Scraping out and strawing cattle sheds • Straw and silage carting, stacking, and trailer loading • Topping • Basic workshop work • Halter training for shows November 2010 (Eight weeks) Farmer • Eight weeks of beef production • Corn milling • Management of beef and cereal production.


Interests and hobbies • Played a variety of sports including Rugby, Tennis, Swimming, Table Tennis, and Badminton at amateur level. • Main sport football played in various leagues. Competing for clubs in Wales, Essex, Shropshire, and various clubs in the North East. Achieving promotions, reaching the 2014 Don Evans Cup Final, winning captains player of the year in Essex for Assington Villa. • Receiving and giving Goalkeeper coaching. • Breeding and showing rare breed Shetland and Jacob sheep. • Member of the Jacob Sheep Society • Breeding rare breed chickens, and various other poultry.

AvailabilityStart: 04/12/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionNorth East
Where would you like to work?County Durham
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