CV reference number: 70677
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Agriculture Graduate looking for Temporary Work with Dairy Cows/Goats, Lambing and Kidding & Pig Experience

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

Agriculture with Environmental management (BSc Hons) 2:1 Tractor Driving License Telehandler License DIY AI (Embryonics)

Equipment experienceTractor, HGV1, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

telehandler JCB Massey Ferguson

Livestock experienceDairy, Pig, Goat, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Working as kidding assistant and relief milker with 1200 indoor goats, my main responsibilities were to rear kids via bottle feeding followed by training on to teat boards fed via an auto feeder and milk 4 herds, split via production through a 40 point herringbone parlour. Animal husbandry and herd health knowledge and skills were gained as well as an understanding of the importance of measuring farm inputs and outputs to be able to evaluate efficiency, improving both herd production, health and profits through knowing what initially was used in order to measure change. Having a flood of up to 100 kids a day to feed and keep, multitasking and prioritizing were key skills developed. I also gained a keen eye for health issues, needing to catch them early due to the kids fragile age. Working with 1200 outdoor pigs, I developed skills in people management as well as animal husbandry. Within my team there was often no one in charge so I took responsibility to manage other co-workers to motivate staff in group tasks. Knowledge of pig management, behaviour and running a pig breeding unit was gained. I worked within a team to do all tasks on the farm from maintenance, fencing, feeding, artificial insemination and record keeping. Helping to sort ewes according to due date, monitoring and assisting during difficult births as well as after care such as tail docking, castrating and feeding orphan lambs.

Type of farming wantedMixed Farming
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv1
Personal information
SexFemale
Age24
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6 ft 7 inches

Relevant health problems

none

Other Information

Jill willows scholarship 2018 on academic performance and interview based on my future contribution to the rural economy.

Marital status

no

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

Waikato, New zealand. Kidding assistant and relief milker. June 2018-September 2018 Outdoor pig breeding unit. June 2016-2018. Work experience weeks on organic dairy farm, mixed farm, lambing. Barista at coffee shop, Kent and department store, sloane square

Hobbies

Working towards grade 2 violin, look after my rabbit, tortoise and chickens. Baking and Patisserie, sketching.

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AvailabilityStart: 11/04/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobTemporary
Preferred regionAnywhere
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