CV reference number: 72958
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Extremely hardworking,reliable and trustworthy individual looking for work. I work extremely well both on my own initiative and as part of a team. I am extremely well motivated and I am very keen to learn new skills and to develop my knowledge in all areas of farming. I am an extremely quick learner with a desire to learn new skills on the job. I have a wide range experience in all areas of farming from dairy to beef to small amounts of tillage. I have worked with up to 400 cows and on beef farms of up to 300 cattle. Machinery experience ranges from carting silage with in both pit and bale form with trailers up to 22ft, spreading slurry and fertilizer with tanks up to 2600 gallon and using a GPS for accurate spreading of the fertilizer, and preparing fields for sowing in both tillage and grass operations.  I feel that I would be a great addition to any team due to my commitment to the job and my work ethic. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

BSc Agricultural Science

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

Tractors up to 200hp, carted silage with trailers up to 20ft and bale silage with trailers up to 24ft, slurry with tanks up to 2600 gallons, All aspects of reseeding especially spraying, discing, powerharrowing and rolling, spreading fertiliser with disc spreaders through the use of a gps

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Calving
Other livestock experience

Over 8 years experience working with dairy and beef animals, a wide range of numbers of up to 400 in a variety of parlours including a rotary, ability to hoof trim lame animals, experience with calving especially with big numbers, worked with beef ensuring the correct diets were fed along with ensuring regular dosing and vaccinating was carried out.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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5' 10" 12.5 stone

Relevant health problems
Other Information
Marital status
Where are you currently living?Cork
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

2017-Present, Dairy Farm Assistant to 300 cows were I helped with all areas of running the farm from milking to grassland management to fertiliser spreading. Also assisted with calving, vaccinating and heat detection. Jan 2018-Jun 2018 Farm Assistant on a dairy farm in New Zealand where again I assisted in all areas of running the farm from milking to feeding out Palm Kernel and silage to help supplement the cows diet near the winter. 2016-2017 Farm Hand on a beef farm where i assisted with the feeding of all livestock during the winter, ensured they had clean bedding and in the summer months helped wwith moving livestock and topped fields once they had been grazed. May 2015- Aug 2015 Farm Hand on a dairy farm where i helped with milking as well as other areas such as spreading fertiliser and spreading slurry. I also helped carting both pit silage and bale silage during the first and second cut. When reseeding was undertaken I was tasked with spraying off the field and once ploughed i had to prepare it again for sowing.

AvailabilityStart: 01/07/2019, Finish: 31/10/2019
Type of jobTemporary
Preferred regionAnywhere
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