CV reference number: 74823
CV Headline

I have over 30 years of experience within the dairy industry, fully competent in all aspects of Dairying . Looking for a herd manager or senior Herdsperson posistion anywhere in the UK..

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

Milk Rite Antibiotic usage and Residues 2019 Bronze Award Quality Milk Production (Milk Supplied to Dairy Crest) 3 years running 2015- 18 Lameness Prevention and Cure 2003/2004 Mastitis Prevention and Cure 2003/2004 DIY AI Course Alta - 2003 Dairy Beef and Sheep Craft all Certificates 1986-1988 Two Years Bicton College. City and Guilds 1, 2 ,3 and 4

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Baler, PA1, PA2, PA3, Other harvesters, Fencing, Ploughing
Other equipment experience

I have some experience of machinery and have used a big square baler,bale chaser,round baler, can plough, tillage, drilling, combining and spraying some general repair and fabrication work.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

Worked on various sized farms with dairy cows.  150, 180 and 450 size dairy farms.  Milking, data imput, calf health.  Treatment of sick stock, calving and scanning.  Done relief milking.  Have done beef and sheep work as well.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

Height 6ft 1 16stone

Relevant health problems


Other Information
Marital status

Fiancee of 19 years, 12 year old Daughter 1 Dog

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

Clawton, Devon Herdsman, May 2015 - Current Herdsman 180 cow Unit. Twice Daily Milking, Medicine Records, Food Trimming, Vet lists and assisting scanning of cows. Treatment of sick stock, Calving and initial calf health.  Ditcheat, Somerset Herd manager, Sep 2003 - Apr 2015 Herd Manager 450 Cows Twice daily milking, daily lists and inputting of data on cows alongside calving of, calf health, assisting vets and foot trimming.  Boltonsborough, Somerset Relief Milker  Nov 2001 - Jun 2003 Edit Job description Relief Milker. Milking of cows, Calving all year round and Claf Health.  Shrewsbury, Shropshire Tractor Driver, Nov 1999 - Nov 2001  Bishops Stortford Relief Milker, General Farm Worker and Tractor Driver., Mar 1997 - Nov 1999 Relief Milker, General Farm Worker and Tractor Driver. Milking and Dairy duties.  Criggion, Shropshire Herdmans, Oct 1994 - Mar 1997 150 Cow Unit. Milking and all Dairy related task.  Silverton, Devon Reelerman / team Leader, Aug 1990 - Oct 1994 Reelerman and management on other staff Relief Milking Cullompton and surrounding areas, Devon Relief Milker, Aug 1990 - Oct 1994 Relief Milking in Cullompton and surrounding areas.  Devon Concrete Labouror , Nov 1989 - Aug 1990 Pouring Concrete bases and Reservoir Walls.  Langford, Cullompton, Devon General Farm worker, Nov 1987 - Nov 1989 General Farmworker Beef, Sheep and Arble.  Bradninch, Devon Trainee Herdsperson / General Farm worker, Nov 1985 - Nov 1987 Trainee Herdsman and General farm working whilst also studying for my City and Guilds levels 1- 4 at Bicton College.


Fishing, Watching Motor sports

AvailabilityStart: 20/08/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?South west
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