CV reference number: 77393
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Experienced herdsman looking for work on a farm in the South of England.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNCA
Other qualifications

Advanced National Certificate in Agriculture (Dairy)

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

Tractor work includes use of : Pasture topper, mower, slurry tanker, muck spreader, forage box/mixer wagon, bale chopper. Other equipment includes : ATV (Lantra), telehandler (ATB Landbase), Bobcat skidsteer.

Livestock experienceDairy, Calving
Other livestock experience

30 years experience with herds ranging from 60 to 500. Various sized parlours from 5/10 (no ACRs) to 60 point rotary. 3 years of showing at local level (New Forest show, Ringwood and Ellingham show).

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age50
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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Where are you currently living?Hampshire
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

2016- present : Herdsman as part of a small team milking 370 cows. Also responsible for feeding, A.I., calving, foot trimming, slurry spreading, pasture topping. 2011- 2015 : Herdsman as part of a small team on a 280 cow unit. Responsible for milking, maintaining records, A.I., foot trimming, calving, feeding, slurry spreading, showing. 2010- 2011 : Relief milking at various locations. 2009- 2010 : Herdsman as part of a team milking 350 cows. Responsible for milking, maintaining records, and foot trimming. 2008- 2009 : Herdsman on a 220 cow farm. Responsible for milking, maintaining records , calving, and foot trimming. 1995- 2008 : Herdsman as part of a large team on a 450 cow farm. Responsible for milking, maintaining records, A.I., foot trimming and calving. 1993- 1994 : Student at Sparsholt College Hampshire. Advanced National Certificate in Agriculture (dairy). 1991- 1993 : Assistant herdsman on a 150 cow farm. Responsible for milking and general farm work. 1990- 1991 : Student at Walford College of Agriculture, Shropshire. National Certificate in Agriculture. 1988- 1990 : Assistant herdsman on a mixed farm with a herd of 60 cows. Responsible for milking and general farm work.

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AvailabilityStart: 01/02/2020, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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