CV reference number: 71129
CV Headline

55 year old  Herd Manager for 180 organic herd on the on Estate in Chewton Mendip, Due to shutting down of the farm now looking for future employment as a Herd Manager in the South West  

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNCA
Other qualifications

1980-1983 Usk Collegeof Agriculture- National Certificate in Agriculture, 2 years day release and 1 year full time February 2017- Dairy UK Cow Management Certificate- refresher course in dry cow management and use of teat sealants November 2014- Advanced Lameness and Practical Foot Trimming - refresher course June 2010- Lantra Certificatefor Telescopic Lift Truck (up to 9ft)

Equipment experienceTractor, Telehandler/fork lift
Other equipment experience

John Deer yard scraper, Bale chopper, international, Leyland and Telescopic lift truck ( up to 9 ft)

Livestock experienceDairy, Calving
Other livestock experience

Herd Manager 23 years on an Estate, milking 180 organic cows, cubicle housed, ,paddock grazed ,block calving 3 times a year, average yield 8000lts/cow Average bacto scan below 20/scc below150

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems

No health issues

Other Information
Marital status

partner of 29 years, 2 sons at home who live partly with us and their girlfriends and 2 daughters, one lives in Paulton and one in High littleton

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

1996 to present a farm inChewton Mendip, Radstock.  1993-1996 Salterton, Salisbury, Herdsman for 230 cows, 1984-1992  Dairy Farm, Panteg, Pontypool, Gwent, Herdsman for 100 cows 1982-1984 A farm in Panteg Pontypool Gwent herdsman for 100 cows


I Read, play chess and enjoy the grandchildren

AvailabilityStart: 09/09/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Somerset
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