CV reference number: 73565
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Seeking challenging and varied farming role

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

BSc Hons Applied Biological Sciences

Equipment experienceTractor, Fencing
Other equipment experience

Limited use of John Deere tractor and Massey Ferguson for topping, fencing, karting dirt/firewood Competent in the set up and movement of Travelling Effluent Irrigator in paddocks Very keen to undertake further training/courses including tractor, trailer, forklift etc

Livestock experienceDairy, Sheep, Lambing, Poultry
Other livestock experience

1000 Friesian and Jersey herd, 700HA farm in Central North Island, New Zealand Responsible for one 350 Once Daily milkers. Ensuring they were milked and fed properly and daily health assessment. Break fencing paddocks for the appropriate feed for the duration the herd was in there. Identifying and ill, lame or mastitis cows followed by correct treatment and logging details in ProTrack systems. Attending regularly DairyNZ discussion meetings on current topics and regular talks held by out farm vet. Completing of Lameness course. Assisting with AI and drying off cows. 300 free range chickens. Responsible for daily feeding, cleaning and new bedding. Hand collection of eggs, washing and boxing of orders. Notifying owner of any health concerns. Numerous years working with mixed flock sheep. Yearly assisting with lambing, sheering and dosing. Regular feeding out and movement of livestock. Preparation for shows and market. Limited experience with 30 herd of Highland Cattle.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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5ft6, 55kg

Relevant health problems


Other Information

Non smoker Full driving license and car Very keen to undertake further training/course relevant to work

Marital status

Partner also in farming

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

9 months dairy experience in New Zealand 10+ on sheep farm in Scotland 4 months free range poultry farm in New Zealand


Socialising with family and friends, travelling, keeping active

AvailabilityStart: 01/07/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionScotland
Where would you like to work?Stirlingshire
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