CV reference number: 76253
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Experienced herdsman/ herd manager with 10 years plus experience with spring block calving, grazing systems. Looking for new opportunities within the south west. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNDA, NVQ Level 1,2,3, Btec, City and Guilds
Other qualifications

BTEC first diploma agriculture (Distinction),BTEC level 3 extended diploma agriculture, NPTC milking and dairy hygiene, City and Guilds Stockmanship and welfare, OCR level 1 key skills communications,OCR level 1 key skills working with others, Leadership level 1 award.

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

Basic tractor operations, yard work,tractor and trailer, carting bales,mowing,raking, slurry tanking,fertiliser spinning, feeder wagon driving, transporting livestock,quad bike driving also hold a trailer licence.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Calving
Other livestock experience

Herdsman with 10 years + experience working with dairy cattle, beef ,young stock and calves. Have experience in managing animal health,stockmanship and animal welfare,A.I,foot trimming, dry cow management,grassland/grazing management. Capable of measuring grass with a quadrant and a plate meter, agrinet literate.

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

5'6, medium build

Relevant health problems


Other Information


Marital status

Partner involved in farming.

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

Started off at home working on our beef farm with also a small flock of sheep, I have over the past 10 years been working as an assistant/ herd manager. I originally got the bug for dairy while I studied at Bicton college in my early teens and was shortly taken on as the assistant herdsman for 4 years. After Bicton I moved to Velcourt where I started out as the assistant herdsman but quickly was given the role as herd manager where I carried on working for a further 5 years. After nearly 10 years in dairy I decided to take a few months out where I was then offered a temporary stand in herdsman position for 6 months. After this position I then managed a few months away back home in Devon helping out on the family beef farm. While back at home I was offered an assistant managers position on an estate which after just after a year and a few months I have unfortunately been made redundant from.


Clay pigeon shooting, socialising with family and friends

AvailabilityStart: 27/09/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
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