CV reference number: 60380
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Farm worker seeking new placement

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Completed NC Agriculture credit level

Equipment experienceTractor, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

Topping rough hill ground, tractor work with trailers, carting silage, carting bales and pumping slurry. Slurry tanker, muck spreader, discs and sprayer.

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

Lambing Scottish Blackface ewes inside and getting both a mixture of Mule and Blackie lambs.  I was responsible for the feeding and water to the ewes both in single pens and big pens, making sure lambs had milk and not hungry and generally keeping an eye on any ewes lambing. The night shift got quiet after around 3 weeks so I moved onto day shift, with the little ewes waiting to lamb I was working on the farm carrying on General tasks including feeding cows, bedding cows with calves and helping out with any problems that occurred. Currently working on a beef and sheep farm near Thornhill, Dumfriesshire. Undertake a lot of tractor operations with some stock work including vaccinating and sorting out cattle. Clipping cattle for slaughterhouse and calving. Did extensive milking duties while at college and was always willing to help out other students if they needed to be away for anything. While working for the contactor, I arrived back at the college late one night and realised there was nobody there to do the milking so took this on using my own initiative.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age19
NationalityScottish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5 ft 8

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

Best Practical Student 2017/18 at SRUC Barony Campus, Dumfries.

Marital status

Single

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

Worked part time for 4 summers on hill sheep farm in Argyll. Worked weekends during college term bedding, mucking out, spreading slurry and muck. Worked month of April 2018 solo night lambing. Seasonal work with contractor pumping slurry, carting pit silage and bales. At the current beef and sheep farm, I carry out feeder wagon duties every morning, then can be on to range of different tasks. I am in the process of gaining my telehandler ticket.

Hobbies

I play shinty with Inveraray Shinty Club and in 2017 we won the Bullough Cup and South Division 2.  At the annual prize giving in November 2017, I was voted by my team mates as player of the season.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 02/05/2019, Finish: 03/06/2030
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionScotland
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