CV reference number: 59340
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Experienced Herdsman, qualified to AI, Foot Trim, very experienced in calf rearing & TMR Feeding.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

AI Course, Foot Trimming, Telehandler, driving tractors on steep slopes

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

General grassland management, Parlour maintenance and basic tractor maintenance. I am an experienced TMR feeder with 98% accuracy on the PACE system, I can use all machinery associated with livestock production.

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

I am an experienced herdsman/manager used to milking 200+ cows on my own in a variety of parlours, 20/20 ACR, 12/24 swingover ACR, from basic parlours with manual feeding and no milk meters to complex parlours with auto ID, feeding and sending yields to the computer. I am experienced with calving cows and rearing calves to a high standard including disbudding and extra teat removal. I am good at spotting mastitis and treating it (and preventing it)and spotting illness in dairy cows. I am AI trained with good results, and I am experienced in foot trimming (training course). I am clean and tidy in the parlour and I like to achieve good results.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age51
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

Five foot eleven inches tall and I weigh about thirteen stone

Relevant health problems

No, I am fit and healthy

Other Information

I am experienced in all types of livestock farming and associated tractor driving; looking for a permanent full time position where I can utilise my knowledge and experience.

Marital status

I have a partner Debbie who is experienced and qualified in all livestock work and computer/paperwork; I have two dogs and one cat.

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

Herdmanager for 200 cows split Autumn and Spring Calving, Assistant Herdsman 220 AYR Housed herd, Assistant Herdmanager 200 cows Autumn calving, TMR Feeder 650 AYR Housed herd, Stockman/TMR Feeder 400 beef cattle and 1000 ewes, Assistant Herdsman/TMR Feeder 230 cows AYR Housed herd,County Council Farm Beef and Sheep, TMR Feeder 540 cows and general farmwork

Hobbies

I enjoy gardening, watching sports and movies on the TV and walking my dogs

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/01/2020, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?In the dairying counties
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