CV reference number: 66221
CV Headline

Farrowing unit assistant, looking for mixed species farming, relocation and accommodation, or initial assistance appreciated.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Science and Engineering certificate - Biological Science. HND Animal Welfare and Management. CLAIT Stage 1. Numeracy Stage 2. Gcse's.

Equipment experienceTractor
Other equipment experience

Straw bail shredder, Kubota, ear tagging, and tattooing; tail docking, medication administration, artificial insemination and colostrum collection.

Livestock experiencePig, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Pig production on nucleus farm as farrowing unit assistant, assisting most departments from artificial insemination of guilts through to finishing stage, completing transport animal details to record. Maintaining biosecurity, feeding, mucking out with kubota use, health checking, distributing piglets for surrogacy, medication/antibiotic administration and worming treatments, ear tagging, tattooing and tail docking. Straw bail equipment processing for bedding material, jet washing on weaner rotation and sow movement, artificial insemination.

Type of farming wantedMixed Farming
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
NationalityWhite British
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

Approx. 166cm/5'5.5inch - Approx. 9 stones/60kg.

Relevant health problems

Nothing to report when living and working in a happy healthy environment working with animals.

Other Information

Wishing to relocate as soon as possible, with initial accommodation assistance to a permanent full time post. Hoping to bring invaluable existing knowledge and experience within the animal husbandry, care and welfare sector, alongside agricultural skills, and recent academic achievement.

Marital status

No current or intended future commitments other than to acquire pets when financially secure. Intending on progressing career goals and aspirations for life and future improvements.

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

As detailed above. Farrowing unit assistant on a nucleus farm, health checking, feeding, mucking out, medication administration, sow and weaner movement, piglet surrogacy. Artificial insemination, colostrum collection and storage. Jet washing, straw bail bedding processing.


I spend most of my time searching for and applying to suitable roles to progress career and professional development. Participating in small wildlife and environment conservation activities, adapting own small garden space to encourage and support insects and wildlife populations.

AvailabilityStart: 18/11/2018, Finish: 02/05/2051
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Wishing to relocate anywhere supporting career development prepared to provide initial accommodation assistance.
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