CV reference number: 57281
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Welsh livestock farmer looking for a new challenge. Aged 42,  with a lifetime of agricultural experience. I have a keen interest in rearing calves and young stock management, and a passion for grassland management.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNCA
Other qualifications

NCA and NCD

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

Tractors up to 150HP , Skidsteer and telehandler,

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

Dairy farm manager 8 years, plus previous dairy experience as herdsman between 400 and 2700 cows. Calf rearing experience and foot trimming. Working with beef and sheep, lambing, shearing.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age42
NationalityUnited Kingdom
First languageWelsh
Other languagesEnglish
Pen picture
Relevant health problems

Tendinitis in hands in 2017 - reason I gave up milking

Other Information

I am very passionate about grassland management and working with livestock.

Marital status

Partner and baby

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

February 2018 - Feb 2019 Devon, rearing calves and dairy youngstock, May 2017 – Feb 2018  (family farm) North Wales,Beef and sheep,and I also reared my own dairy heifers. April 2009 – April 2017  Pentrefoelas, N.Wales Farm Manager and holding a 10% share of the livestock – responsible for the planning and management of 450 spring calving cows on a grass based system. Responsible also for a small team of staff. Jan 2008 – April 2009  Pwllheli, N.Wales (900 cows) Herdsman – assisting with the day to day running of the farm and milking of the spring calving herd. Rearing of young stock. May 2007 – Jan 2008 and Sept 2001 – April 2002  Timboon, Vic, Australia (1000 cows) Assisting in all aspects of the running of the all-year-round calving herd. Dec 2006 – May 2007 Country Practice Trust, Taupo, N.Zealand (2800 cows) Milking and general farm work. June 2003 - May 2004  Invercargill (780 cows) Milking, general farm work (including tractor work) and calf rearing. June 1994 – Aug 2001 Working for various farmers and farm contractors in my local area, including my family’s farm. Duties included relief milking, sheep shearing, harvest work, tractor work, welding.

Hobbies

Mountain walking, following sports, socialising

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 24/05/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Consider anywhere
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