CV reference number: 41344
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19, Keen, enthusiastic with a strong work ethic looking to gain experience as a shepherd in the Scottish borders and Northumberland.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Earlston high school 2010 – 2014 English 4-5 Maths 4-5 Woodwork 5-5 Biology 4-5 Geography 4-5 Modern studies 4-5 PE 4-5 Borders college 2014-2016 National certificate agriculture SCQF level 6 - 6 SVQ 2 agriculture level 5 - 5

Equipment experienceTelehandler/fork lift, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Silage making pit work and just general tractor work e.g. mucking out cattle/sheep sheds, bale handing loading and stacking.  I have also topped, rolled, hay turnig with a hay bob. I have also done a small amount of mowing, ploughing and baling (round).  Atv and John Deere gator. John Deere tractors. Full UK driving licence

Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Beef
Other livestock experience

From an early age working with my father on the farm where he is head stock man. The farm has 680 sheep a mix of 180 black faced ewes and 500 cross ewes also have our own small flock of beltex cross which we breed and show and as a result of this I have gained experience of preparing sheep for show and sales. I have been involved in preparation of rams for Kelso ram sale where we have sold to a top of £750. I have also dressed sheep for shows and sales. The farm also stocks 40 sucklers which are now mostly pedigree Aberdeen angus again I have gained experience in bringing stock out ready for shows and sales I have been in the preparation of bulls for Stirling bull sales with a top of £5500. This has given me a great experience which I feel that I can now go and put my own stamp on both for cattle and sheep. One of my duties is to look the stock in the morning. I also draw the lambs for fat sales at ST Boswells where we regularly top the market per kg and per head. we have also won the prime lambs at the border union show the last 3 years and Berkshire county show the last 2 years we also won the multi-breed this year. I have also done a lambing with 1300 ewes indoors and out. I feel that if you put the work in the a farm you will get it back.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age19
Nationalityscottish
First languageenglish
Other languages
Pen picture

56kg, 5,9

Relevant health problems

no

Other Information
Marital status

no dependence

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

I studied and Borders college for two years. I have also done lambing away from home and worked for a local contractor with silage and harvest work. Most of the experience I have had is of the farm with my father. I have also gained a lot of experience from listing to others with more experience than me. I have also had a weeks work experience at John Swan Ltd when I was still at school.

Hobbies

armchair football fan and enjoy shows and sales

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 10/08/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionScotland
Where would you like to work?scottish borders
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