CV reference number: 76624
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Kiwi Farmer looking for work within the livestock sector, has over 10 years experience in NZ & UK.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

PG Cert Organic Farming

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

Extensive machinery experience including past Silage Contracting. Driven a range of tractors from MF35 to Case Magnum. Tractor driving experience includes mowing, tedding, baling, silage wagon, ploughing, cultivations, drilling, grass harrow etc. Also Combine work with a 90's JD 9400. Extensive fencing experience, basic building skills, vehicle maintenance and basic engineering skills - welding, grinding etc. Have telehandler experience but ticket has expired. Have worked on steep country, rolling hills and flats with vehicles and machinery. Extensive ATV experience.

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

Currently stock manager on a 900 acre sheep and beef farm, managing over 3500su (NZ SU's). Have managed a high-end English Longhorn Cattle herd, large scale Angus finishing, extensive grassland growers on the Salisbury Plain, sheep in NZ and the UK, also grew up on a sheep and beef enterprise working with livestock from a very young age. Drenching, vaccinating, crutching, docking, castration, dagging, eartagging, weighing, disbudding, dehorning, experience of dealing with TB - isolation etc.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
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SexMale
Age39
NationalityNew Zealand
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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Height 178cm, Weight 70kg; Physically fit.

Relevant health problems

No.

Other Information

My wife is English and we hope to return early in the New Year for her to be nearer to her family.

Marital status

Yes, married 13 years; son aged 3 1/2.

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

Farmers son, grew up on a mixed sheep, beef and cropping farm in New Zealand, have spent the last 10 plus years working predominantly within the UK farming sector, prior to that spent several years working on farms in New Zealand. Most recently employed as Stock Manager on a 900acre (effective) sheep and beef farm. Experienced in livestock, arable and dairy. Prior to my most recent role I managed a small (250acre) estate, I have worked on extensive grassland systems on the Salisbury plain, managed a pedigree Sussex herd and have worked on large scale New Zealand sheep and beef farms. I also have arable experience, combining, baling, grain cart, bale haulage, etc. I have experience of both conventional and organic production systems.

Hobbies

Parent, socialise, read.

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AvailabilityStart: 12/01/2020, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Cornwall
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