CV reference number: 76937
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Experienced, Dairy, Arable, Sheep, Combine driver seeks new challenges in the Wales area.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1, City and Guilds
Other qualifications

My degree is in Leadership and Management and Business studies, combine operator. Agricultural Engineer and welder. 40 Years experience with dairy and arable farms.

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Baler, PA1, PA2, HGV 1 to 3, Tracked machine, HGV 2 and 3, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Fencing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

Attended combine courses for New Holland and Claas, worked with many tractors, Fendt, New holland, Massey and John deere, conversant with Raven RTK steering, have my own drone, useful for crop canopy checks and weeds, without having to walk for miles. Operated Forager Claas and clamp work, baling round and square bales. Used Vaderstadt and Amazon drills, ploughing and cultivations. I am happy to work with new equipment and learn new skills if required.

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

Herdsman for LKL for over 12 years, milking various herds, from 100 to 700, most herringbone parlours, responsible for rearing young stock, 6 years, milking jersey herd, dorset 300 head plus followers, milking 3x day in Cyprus, currently. Have worked with suckler and beaf herds, I have an interest in genetics and cow productivity. working with sheep, had my own flock of texcels, lambing and dosing.

Type of farming wantedMixed Farming
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv, international, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age51
NationalityBritish
First languageenglish
Other languagesGerman
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I am 6ft, athletic build, i keep myself fit and healthy, maintaining standards is important to me, treating others as i would want to be treated and i have a good sense of humour.

Relevant health problems

Nil

Other Information

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Marital status

Wife, Carly.

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

Raised on dairy, Arable with sheep, Farming has run alongside my 35 years Military service, Currently working on a large dairy, arable unit in Cyprus, currently working with Estates management and some 154 houses and families, property maintenance and contractors. Worked on many farms with contractors, combining, baling, drilling and milking, raising young stock etc, clean, dedicated and above all loyal. A keen eye for detail and fully IT literate, working with animal software, data collection through cow collars, heat detection and cow comfort, i am keen to work with milk production and genetics that further improve the efficient animal.

Hobbies

Rugby, Gym, running and Fostering, Ex Police Officer so people and community are important second to Animals of course.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 31/12/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionWales
Where would you like to work?Wales, close to Herefordshire
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