CV reference number: 69050
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Seasonal / Temporary arable, silage, sheep or cattle work wanted. Scottish Borders based, but flexible.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences (Zoology)

Equipment experienceTractor, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing, Ploughing
Other equipment experience

Cultivations: subsoiling, ploughing, discing, rolling (Cambridge), fertiliser spreading (granular), lime/fibrophos spreading. Harvest: grain carting, grain drying (batch), grain shed management, grain dressing, loading grain lorries, straw bale handling, carting and stacking. Grass / Hay / Silage: heavy rolling, hay bobbing, hay / silage carting (baled), silage bale wrapping and stacking, topping.

Livestock experienceBeef, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Cattle (suckler beef): calving, tagging, ringing, dosing, feed mixing (feeder wagon), stock movements, bedding and feeding. Sheep: looking stock, tagging, dosing, dagging, feeding, stock movements. Lambing - indoors: shed management, feeding and bedding, assistance at birth, ringing, ear notching, stomach tubing and bottle feeding, ewe and lamb treatments, fostering, turning out and mothering up.

Type of farming wantedMixed Farming
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age41
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5'10", 11 1/2 Stone

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

Sensible, hard working and always willing to learn. Will get on with the job in hand whether operating machinery, handling livestock or piloting a brush and shovel.

Marital status

Yes

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

Mixed farm GFW since 2013 – Arable: Barley, Oats, Wheat. Suckler beef herd from calving through to finishing. 900 ewe breeding and terminal sheep flocks and lambing. Baled silage: carting, wrapping and stacking. General maintenance and repairs, light fabrication (inc. welding). Fencing repairs, hedge cutting and some 360 mini-digger experience.

Hobbies
Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 06/05/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobTemporary
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Scottish Borders based. Willing to relocate temporarily for seasonal work. Interested in working in SW England.
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