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Bridgnorth Herdsman 10 yrs experience looking for local position.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Foot trimming - Embryonics 2013, AI - 2013, Telehandler - LANTRA 2014. Also have GCSEs, A levels and a BTEC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Equipment experienceTractor, Telehandler/fork lift
Other equipment experience

Telehandler, dealing with straw and bedding. FLT license in current post. Scraper tractor driving.

Livestock experienceDairy, Calving
Other livestock experience

Herdsman with over 10 years experience in the dairy industry. 3 years as Herdsman, 4 years as Assistant Herdsman and farm worker/relief milker prior to that. I have worked with herds from 180 - 300 milking in Herringbone parlours. I have gained formal training and am competent in foot trimming and AI. Calf rearing and colostrum management. Diagnosing and treating illness including administering IV and IM medications and mastitis control.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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5ft 10, 10st 7, fit. Wife and 5 month old daughter, 2 dogs and a cat. Non smoker.

Relevant health problems
Other Information

Active member of YFC while living in Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Hampshire with my wife. Participated in competitions such as stock judging and tug of war. Have experience showing cows at Newbury Show.

Marital status

Wife and 5 month old daughter

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

2015-2017 - Herd manager, 200 autumn block calving herd. I mainly worked by myself apart from a relief milker and feeder. Main roles included milking, foot trimming, serving. In this post I was independently responsible for herd management 2014-2015 – Herdsman, 200 all-year-round calving. Worked alongside the owner milking, serving, foot trimming and calving. Also trained cows for show at Newbury. 2010-2014 – Assistant Herdsman, 180 all-year-round calving. Worked alongside owner and Herdsman in a small team milking, serving and foot trimming. Prior to 2010 I worked as a Farm Worker on a 300 herd dairy farm and as a relief milker.


Family, DIY house work, rock climbing.

AvailabilityStart: 21/10/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionWest Midlands
Where would you like to work?South Shropshire
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