CV reference number: 35071
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Experienced 42 year old shepherd seeking full time position.  Shepherd to 800 breeding ewes at the moment, experience of flocks up to 3000 breeding ewes - seeking a shepherding job in the UK.  Also experienced with beef cattle and calving,showing cattle and sheep.  Also done a little work with Dairy cattle and milking.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Hgv class 1

Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, HGV 2 and 3, HGV1, HGV 1 to 3, Tractor, Ploughing
Other equipment experience

Quad experience and a little experience in conventional baling.  JCB and Telly handler experience but no ticket.

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

I have shown sheep and cattle a various shows around the country.  Our best result was winning the Royal, Royal Welsh and the 3 county's with a Longhorn Cow and Calf.  Experienced in beef cattle and calving.  Experienced with up to 3000 ewe flock. Indoor and outdoor lambing. Just started to breed and show my own texel sheep looking to gather more experience on the showing front.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv, hgv1
Personal information
SexMale
Age42
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5ft 8,13 stone stone

Relevant health problems

Non

Other Information

Very fit

Marital status

Married with 3 children

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

My father was a shepherd all his life and passed his experience on to me,I spent 10 years in the Royal Marines,then 5 years as a long distance lorry driver before managing to get a job shepherding.my father and I also bred pedigree longhorn cattle and also welsh black and badger face sheep. I'm looking for a permanent position with a boss that is passionate about the welfare of their animals, I give 110% and I don't and won't cut corners.  I am passionate about livestock and my job is to give them the welfare that they deserve.

Hobbies

Spend time with my family.  Rough shooting and training dogs.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/12/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Any where
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