CV reference number: 19879
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I have many years of various agricultural experience with my main focus having been attending livestock including all aspects of any necessary tractor work, I have gained a vast amount of knowledge and take pride in working and keeping stock to the highest possible standards.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1,2, NVQ Level 1
Other qualifications

Nvq level 1 and 2 agriculture

Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Fencing, Other harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, Baler, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Done all machinery operations such as using fork lift for feeding and mucking out. ​Tractorman Responsibilities: -Same as above but with a lot more involvement with harvest

Livestock experiencePoultry, Calving, Lambing, Sheep, Goat, Pig, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Head Shepherd Responsibilities: -Care for and manage a flock of approx 8000 ewes on a daily basis including keeping them up to date with all medications, vaccinations, worming etc. -Keep all medical and dead records up to date. -Preparing any breeding stock for sales. -Drawing the fat lambs that are ready. -Organising busier times such as shearing. -Any other duties required to insure the welfare of the stock is kept up to standard.  Shepherd. Responsibilities: -Similar to above but for a flock of 4000. -Outdoor lambing for commercial flock and inside lambing for pedigree sheep.  -Taking on any jobs required for managing/handling of sheep. -C. -At lambing time my role was to keep the lambing shed running smoothly. 3 2nd Shepherd  : -Much the same as more recent employment and was my gateway into what has been a fantastic career in agriculture, learnt much of what would be required of myself for future employment and went on manage the flock of 2200 ewes.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age32
Nationalitybrittish
First languagescottish
Other languages
Pen picture

5,8 and 10 and a half stone

Relevant health problems

none

Other Information

Top Livestock student in the Scottish borders at borders college

Marital status

hands on partner and 3 young kids, with a lot of sheep experience and there own flock of 14 valais blacknose sheep

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

Career History - Farm May 2016 – November 2016 Head Shepherd Responsibilities: -Care for and manage a flock of approx 8000 ewes on a daily basis including keeping them up to date with all medications, vaccinations, worming etc. -Keep all medical and dead records up to date. -Preparing any breeding stock for sales. -Drawing the fat lambs that are ready. -Organising busier times such as shearing. -Any other duties required to insure the welfare of the stock is kept up to standard.  Farm in Lauder July 2013 – May 2016 Shepherd. Responsibilities: -Similar to above but for a flock of 4000. -Outdoor lambing for commercial flock and inside lambing for pedigree sheep. Farm - Heriot. November/ 2009 – July 2013 General Farm worker Responsibilities: -Many varied daily duties such as tending cattle with their day to day needs including all machinery operations such as using fork lift for feeding and mucking out/bedding sheds etc. -Taking on any jobs required for managing/handling of sheep. -C. -At lambing time my role was to keep the lambing shed running smoothly. Farm - Hertfordshire. January / 2008 - July / 2013 2nd Shepherd / Tractorman Responsibilities: -Same as above but with a lot more involvement with harvest. NewZealand October 2006 – November 2007 Responsibilities: -Driving a self propelled silage chopper. -Assisted with the construction works of a very extensive cattle shed.  An Estate. June / 2002 – December / 2007 Shepherd / Tractorman Responsibilities: -Much the same as more recent employment and was my gateway into what has been a fantastic career in agriculture, learnt much of what would be required of myself for future employment and went on manage the flock of 2200 ewes.  

Hobbies

horses,sheepdogs,show sheep.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/09/2017, Finish: 16/06/2029
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionScotland
Where would you like to work?scottish borders
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