CV reference number: 63912
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Experienced herdsman, 28, looking for work in the South West.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsBtec
Other qualifications

Btec National Diploma in Countryside Management

Equipment experienceTractor, HGV 1 to 3, HGV 2 and 3, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

Driving tractors with trailers on small dairy farm, driving class 2 HGVs around yard and using HIAB crane, extensive forklift experience using counterbalance, sideloaders and telehandler, electric fencing.

Livestock experienceDairy, Calving
Other livestock experience

Management of 140 high yield freisian holstein, milking twice daily in 10/10 full wood parlour, AI, Hoof trimming, grazing management, administration of veterinary pharmaceuticals,

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

6' 4", 18 stone, broad and strong.

Relevant health problems


Other Information

Milking x2, 140 high yielding freisian holstein cows in a 10/10 full wood parlour, AI and hoof trimming, Working with other industry professionals, Assisting the veterinary with routine visits and any other emergency that arises, Observing the health and welfare of the animals in my care and treating where necessary, Recording and administration of veterinary pharmaceuticals, Use of herd management software (Uniform) Administration of dry cow therapy, Calving cows and heifers, including difficult calvings, Care of newborn calves, Use and application of AI collars and feed tags, Basic parlour repairs, Management of parlour hygiene and monitoring and maintaining low SCC, Yard work and use of tractors, Management of grazing rotation, animal housing and bedding, Breeding and fertility management, Advising feed management,

Marital status

Married and hoping for children soon.

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

Grew up on my family's Dairy farms across Dorset and assisted as necessary. Recieved a national diploma in Countryside Management incorporating tractor driving and livestock work aswell as other useful skills such as fencing, brushcutting and chainsaw work. Basic parlour cleaning and herd movement, tractor and trailer driving. More recent experience within the construction industry include the use of various types of forklift, basic repair, maintenance and construction work, manual handling, first aid, Banksman's training and manual labour. Recent experience as a dairy herdsman managing 140 high yield freisian holstein herd and associated herdsman duties.


4x4 off roading and maintenance, hiking and camping, keen interest in wildlife and bushcraft, hunting and trapping

AvailabilityStart: 01/12/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Dorset
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