CV reference number: 59027
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Canadian farm hand (25), traveling in the UK, looking for seasonal spring work in May/ June 2019.

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

2 year diploma in Animal Science Technology from Lakeland College in Vermillion, Alberta, Canada.

Equipment experienceTractor, Fencing
Other equipment experience

Fencing: wooden, wire and electric. Tractor work mainly in bale moving and low speed driving (stone picking).

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

One season on a New Zealand dairy (490 head), calving, milking, setting up grazing breaks and irrigation. Seasonal calving and milking work in the UK on a cow dairy (600 head), calving, milking, and calf rearing. Seasonal lambing and milking work in France on a sheep dairy (300 head), moving sheep to pasture and back with dogs, milking, feeding,sorting and weighting. Seasonal lambing work in Norway (170 head), feeding, penning, monitoring, medicating, weighting, sorting and orphan raising. Feeding and slaughtering chickens (50 head). Dairy and calving experience and classes at Lakeland College farm.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving Licenseinternational
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languagesFrench
Pen picture
Relevant health problems


Other Information

Looking to learn about farming and sheep production in different countries.

Marital status


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

Seasonal Farm Assitant in New Zealand from July 2018 to Jan 2018 Seasonal help for this dairy farm during calving. Duties included calving, record keeping and tagging, milking twice a day, setting up breaks, irrigation and weed control. Seasonal Agricultural Labour in Norway from April 2018 to July 2018, April 2017 to July 2017 and June 2016 to August 2016 on Røhnebaek Farm, worked for the duration of lambing and early summer. Duties were lambing shifts, feeding, orphan raising, treating, sorting, weighting, record keeping, fence making and general farm maintenance. Seasonal Agricultural Labour In England on a farm from March 2018 to April 2018. Duties included calving and record keeping, milking twice a day, identifying problems and treating and relief for main calf rearer Seasonal Agricultural Exchange in France from June 2016 to November 2016 at Bergerie de Cazes-Haut. duties included caring for 300 head of sheep. Duties involved bail feeding, pasturing and moving with dogs, lambing, milking, sorting, weighting, treating and general farm maintenance. Agricultural Staff at Lakeland College Farm from Sept. 2015- Apr. 2016. I did chores on the school farm during my second year, including lambing, calving, feeding, sorting and treating. Agricultural Staff in Kitscoty, AB from May 2015- Sept. 2015. during the summer between my years at school. Duties included lambing, milking, moving of sheep, feeding, cleaning the barn, treating, fencing, and some cheese making.


Hiking, traveling, reading and knitting.

AvailabilityStart: 01/05/2019, Finish: 01/07/2019
Type of jobTemporary
Preferred regionAnywhere
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