CV reference number: 33474
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I have 7 years experience operating mchale fusion baler, driving tractors since school age, farmers son , used to work as a stockman on family farm then on nearby estate for 4 years as stockman, mainland farm for 1 year , worked as a  self employed professional fencer for myself,skilled in silage operations , carting , buck-raking to spfh, has pa1 /  pa2 but not used much, enjoy all aspects of farming, cattle ,sheep, silage contracting, used to very long hrs.  used to doing own repairs ( small repairs ),my last job was as main stockman at Robert Epps , Ardnave farm,  running 170 suckler cows , limx/ chx ,  mixed cows running with charolais / lim / blonde bulls ,   I was in sole charge of calving , calf care etc , selecting cows to go to each bull due to breed and calving history, stock records , ear tagging , dehorning etc , usual stockman duties.

 My hill sheep experience was to be shepherd at Dunlossit estate where I was in charge of 250 blackface sheep at kynagarry hill for approx.2 years .

I currently have 1 very good sheep dog as the work I'm doing at present doesn't warrant 2 or 3 but would easily get 1 or 2 if the job were to be given to me .

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

agricultural engineer 1 year course

Equipment experienceFencing, Other harvesters, Tracked machine, PA2, PA1, Baler, Tractor
Other equipment experience

concreting, excavator ( ticket expired ) sheep shearing ?( small scale )

Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Beef
Other livestock experience

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Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age38
Nationalityscottish
First languageenglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6ft, 17 stone,fit

Relevant health problems

no

Other Information

won islay overall show champion 2015 with a charolais hfr, fed , clipped halter trained , reserve champion islay show 2016 with limy calf , ua islay , champion bullock 2016

Marital status

single , 2 children to ex partner

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

farmers son, family farm for approx 6/7 years since school, 4 yrs stockman for local estate, 1yr on mainland farm , all aspects of cattle work from calving to foot trimming, Robert epps , ardnave farm . islay as main stockman for 2 yrs

Hobbies

enjoy watching football, my hobbies are also farming , showing cattle,

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 31/10/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionScotland
Where would you like to work?scotland
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