CV reference number: 69263
CV Headline

English/Australian Beef cattle farmer aged 24 looking for skilled/progressive livestock position

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Studying BSc Agriculture with Animal Science at Harper Adams University

Equipment experienceTractor, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

Livestock based experience. Proficient fencer and livestock infrastructure maintenance. Experience in general tractor and telehandler driving from various farms, and with various farm machine brands. Experience with silage harvest, muck spreading etc. Vast experience finding motorbikes and ATVs to round up livestock as well as maintaining these machines.

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

From a sheep and beef cattle background. Very good livestock handling skills. Two years experience with large scale extensive beef production in Australia. Many years of experience on the home farm with sheep and cattle handling, as well as on various other farms in England and Scotland. Knowledge of all aspects of animal husbandry. Throughout my farming life I have owned and reared livestock of my own, namely in 2018 when I set up a small beef fattening unit. With the help of a few investors I gained a real insight into the costing and workings of fattening and marketing cattle.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
Profile Picture
SexMale
Age24
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5ft 11, 12 stone.

Relevant health problems

No

Other Information

B+E trailer licence. DEFRA approved AI certificate. Health and Safety in Farming certificate.

Marital status

No

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

Large scale beef operations in Scotland and Australia, home farm usually consisting of 1000+ breeding ewes, fabrication, fencing, machine operating and managing small teams. I work at a level where I am often left to self-supervise as I can be trusted to work hard and make good decisions on my own. I am happy to make judgement calls or step in when other stockmen are unavailable, and am equally happy keeping my head down and getting on with the job in hand. Further to farming, I have an interest and some experience in the hospitality and food sector. I have worked as a chef and waiter and have a genuine interest in all parts of the beef supply chain.

Hobbies

Keen sportsperson and Horseman. I enjoy rugby, polo, running and cycling. I love to cook with friends and family as well as eating out and socialising. Surrouding myself with natural and rural landscapes and scenery is something I always look for in work, such as those found on country estates, coastline and the national parks of the UK.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 20/07/2019, Finish: 30/07/2020
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?East Anglia
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