Experience

  • Dairy Farm Assistance

    at Winterburg Agricultural School

    May 2015 - October 2015

    Eastern Cape

    Monitor dairy cows for signs of potential disease to ensure that all livestock remain in optimum health and produce high-quality milk. Milk dairy cattle while ensuring livestock remain calm and comfortable so cattle continue to produce maximum quantities of milk.Weigh cows and check for any physical signs of disease or injury and provide preventative medical care as needed.Review the pens, buildings and other areas to ensure the areas remain hygienic to reduce the risk of injury and disease to the cattle and farm workers.Provide food and water to cattle and ensure that supplies remain well stocked so that the livestock never go hungry.Administer medications, vaccinations and other medical care and coordinate with veterinarians as needed.Use tools to move feed, animals and other equipment to the appropriate areas on the farm in an efficient manner. Maintain milking equipment and other gear to ensure they remain in working order and reduce any repair costs.

  • Farm-intern

    at Watson Piggery Farm

    June 2013 - July 2014

    Province of the Western Cape

    Distributing food to pigs.Observing animals for signs of illness and giving medication when necessary.Performing facility maintenance.Checking for proper ventilation and temperature conditions.Assisting with problem births.Performing artificial insemination or other breeding duties.Coordinating waste removal.Transporting stock to farms or processing plants.Recording of number of animal weight,numbers.

  • Retail Assistance

    at Edcon

    May 2010 - February 2011

    Eastern Cape

    Greeting customers who enter the shop.Be involved in stock control and management. Assisting shoppers to find the goods and products they are looking for.Being responsible for processing cash and card payments.Stocking shelves with merchandise.Answering queries from customers.Reporting discrepancies and problems to the supervisor.Giving advice and guidance on product selection to customers.Balancing cash registers with receipts.Dealing with customer refunds.Keeping the store tidy and clean, this includes hovering and mopping. Responsible dealing with customer complaints.Working within established guidelines, particularly with brands.Attaching price tags to merchandise on the shop floor.Responsible for security within the store and being on the look out for shoplifters and fraudulent credit cards etc.Receiving and storing the delivery of large amounts of stock.Keeping up to date with special promotions and putting up displays

Education

  • Bsc in Agricultural Economics

    at University of Fort Hare

    2018 - at Present (2 years) Eastern Cape

  • National Diploma in Agricultural Management

    at Nelson Mandela University(George Campus)

    2011 - 2014 (3 years) Province of the Western Cape

Languages

  • English Conversation

  • Xhosa Native

Hives