CV reference number: 38683
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Young shepherd with experience of five lambing seasons.  At present, working 700 North of England mules and Suffolk cross ewe flock.  Approx 2,500 North of England mules/Suffolk cross ewe lambs run on to yearlings.  Approx 1,000 mule ewe lambs are lambed.  Looking to progress in the industry to take on more responsibilities and work in a more mixed farming business, ideally in the South or on the Welsh borders.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

Level 3 diploma in agriculture from Sparsholt College

Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, PA1, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Hold ATV & RTV tickets. B+E-Car + trailer licence held. Experience with Merlo and JCB telehandlers. Cultivation experience. Conventional Bale Wrapping experience. Corn cart experience

Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Beef
Other livestock experience

I have experience over 5 lambing seasons - 4 indoors and 1 outdoors. Can be trusted to work independently, am happy to work nights, experience with fostering, tubing, tagging, etc. Confident with drenching, vaccinating, crutching and most other stock tasks. Limited shearing experience (BWMB blue certificate held). I am also confident working with cattle having spent my industrial year from college working on a farm with 80 pedigree South Devon cattle.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age21
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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Relevant health problems

none

Other Information
Marital status

Single

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

I am currently employed on a large farm in Bedfordshire as shepherd. I work with the landowner or independently on all tasks involved with running a sizeable commercial flock. I am used to working dogs. I have my own collie puppy that I am training and am also looking to buy a fully trained dog. As well as the experience I have working with cattle as mentioned before, I have also experience of corn cart and cultivations over two summers - one in Oxfordshire, the other Hampshire using a variety of modern machinery.

Hobbies

Member of Young Farmers. Hockey and Cricket

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AvailabilityStart: 01/11/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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