CV reference number: 68676
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Enthusiastic & Reliable worker looking for a lambing job in UK, 8 years hands on experience

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

BSc (Hons) Sustainable Agriculture

Equipment experienceTractor, Fencing
Other equipment experience

Limited tractor work, Drawing in bales to sheds, filling diet feeder

Livestock experienceBeef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

Highly experienced in all aspects of sheep farming i.e. ewe selection, flock health, lambing (assist ewe, ring tails, ring castration, adoptions, pet lamb management etc.), grassland management, reaching weight targets, tagging, dagging, pairing feet, feed stock Calving cows, tagging calves, herd health plan, clipping backs, feed cattle Farrowing sows, vaccinate pigs, clip teeth, dock tails, vaccinate sows, manage automatic feeders, AI (artificial insemination) sows, select fatteners for slaughter (relatively good experience within all stages of pig production)

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, international
Personal information
SexMale
Age22
NationalityIrish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5'9''

Relevant health problems

No

Other Information

Won lamb producer of the year 2016 within Monaghan lamb producer group

Marital status

No

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

2008- present: working on sheep farm with approx 100 lambing each year, scanning usually around 2 lambs/ewe resulting in 1.8-1.9 lambs/ewe out at grass (fattened on grass with concentrates introduced late on if needed) 2014-2018: Studied Sustainable agriculture in Dundalk Institute of Technology, 2 placement opportunities; Feb-Apr 2016 - 1000+ acre farm. Heavily involved with pigs, sheep and cattle. All aspects covered such as lambing (outdoors) ewe/lamb health etc, calving cows, diet feeding cattle, vaccinating/ dosing etc, Pig farrowing, vaccinating, weaning, record keeping etc May-Aug 2017  Trained in all parts of factory most experience gained in packaging department, assembling + scanning orders destined for export

Hobbies

Play football, gaelic football along with general keeping fit

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 07/02/2019, Finish: 01/01/2020
Type of jobTemporary
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?UK
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