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Mature Agriculture student looking for part-time farm work Lancs/Cumbria/NYorks border. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

Previous BSc from 80s. Currently studying Level 4 Agriculture part-time at Myerscough College. Level 2 City & Guilds Tractor and related operations. Level 2 City & Guilds Sit Astride ATV and trailer.

Equipment experienceTractor, HGV1
Other equipment experience

Basic tractor driving and loading experience. Driven loadall but only with bucket. Introduction to skid steer. Keen to develop machinery skills/experience to be able to do fieldwork. ATV and sheep trailer experience when lambing outdoors.

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

Almost 2 years experience with livestock and with a wide range of animals. Main strengths are with animal husbandry, health and welfare with a particular interest in colostrum management. I am used to administering medicines and the associated record keeping, managing flock registers and dealing with dead stock. Most experience is with sheep but 6 months doing part-time milking shifts and milk recording has increased my knowledge and skills in Dairy. 3 seasons of lambing - mules and rare breeds, pedigree Texel & Beltex, Swaledales & Blue Leicesters. Recent lambing job also had Angus beef suckler herd and I spent some time helping when necessary. I keep my own chickens at home.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv1, tractor
Personal information
Profile Picture
SexFemale
Age55
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesno
Pen picture

5ft 3" 10 st.

Relevant health problems

Physically fit and well - can lift up to 25kg.

Other Information

Looking for min. 20 hours and max. 40 hours per week. Apart from one or two days during term time for college, hours/days can be flexible.

Marital status

Husband Twin boys at Uni

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

18 months full-time on non-productive open farm responsible for day to day care of wide range of animals large and small, including 500 rare breed sheep. Responsible for administering medicines and managing records/paperwork. 6 months part-time milking, usually on own in parlour but also help scraping, bedding, feeding and seeing to calves. Two recent lambing contracts - Pedigree Texel indoor, Upland Swaledale outdoor. Also do milk recording for NMR on two local dairy farms.

Hobbies

Zumba, Pilates, walking, reading and playing scrabble.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 13/05/2019, Finish: 01/05/2031
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionNorth West
Where would you like to work?within 25 mile commute from home
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