CV reference number: 66848
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Good Day,

I am a very hard working individual with much experience and a lot to offer. 

I have been employed with the South African Department of Agriculture & Land Administration Veterinary Service for 21 years.  I have since resigned, in August to relocate to the United Kingdom.

I have great passion for the work I do.  

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Technical High School Ligbron, Ermelo Senior Certificate 1996 South African Technikon -National Diploma in Animal Health 2001 Tshwane University of Technology - Red Meat Examiners 2006 Academy for Continuous Professional Development - Poultry meat Examination 2011 -

Equipment experienceTractor
Other equipment experience

Tractor experience

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry
Other livestock experience

The experience that I have with working on dairy farms are, Cattle vaccinations. Deworming treatments using dose guns. Different treatment methods against external parasites. Brucellosis sampling by taking blood samples and milk samples. Milking. TB intradermal tuberculin tests. Pulling calves, castrations, sheath washes on Bulls. Treating sick cases and wound treatments. Pregnancy awareness. Dehorning, brand marking, tattooing and applying ear tags. Monitoring body temperature of cows and calves. Monitoring animal health and welfare, including liaising with vets. Artificial Insemination, however restricted from doing it for farmers due to Veterinary Council laws in South Africa. I also have experience working with goats, sheep, pigs and horses.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, international
Personal information
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SexMale
Age40
Nationalitysouth african
First languageenglish
Other languagesafrikaans
Pen picture

1,8 metres high. 102 kg- Athletic build. brown hair.

Relevant health problems

N/A

Other Information

Recognition of outstanding and Praiseworthy Service during Foot and Mouth disease campaign over the period 29/11/2000 to 15/05/2001, and 29/11/2000 to 30/04/2001 Recognition of outstanding and Praiseworthy Service during the Mopani Foot and Mouth disease campaign over the period 26/06/2004 to 19/02/2005 Received a certificate of excellence for 2nd best exhibition at the 2003 association for animal health technicians Mpumalanga branch Provincial mini Congress held at Deo Valente, Badplaas- 2003 Received a certificate of Merit for the dedication and commitment shown towards service delivery during the Bovine Brucellosis Campaign held from the 3rd of May 2005 to the 10th of June 2005 Received a Chief Director’s award-2005 for outstanding service delivery to his clients in the line of duty awarded at the 2005 association for animal health technicians Mpumalanga branch Provincial mini Congress held at Sudwala caves- 2005 Received a certificate of Merit for the dedication and commitment shown towards service delivery during the Bovine Brucellosis RB 51 Vaccination Campaign held in 2006.

Marital status

Happily married for 13 years. 3 children. Age 8, 13, 17

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

Cricket - Level 2 CSA qualified coach, coached in local High school team, woman's cricket, men's cricket and assistant coach for the Johan Rudolph Academy Cricket - Level 1 Titans Mpumalanga Umpire. Umpiring school and club matches Road running – Half marathons and trail running 21km Hiking, Camping and game viewing

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AvailabilityStart: 15/12/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?gloucestershire
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