CV reference number: 44964
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Experienced shepherd-stockman, hard working and experienced in all aspects of sheep farming.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNCA
Other qualifications

sheep craftsmanship, health and safety, Medication administration certificate

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

Quad bike, Volvo BM, cultivating, electric weighing, sheep shearing, silage making, grass production, topping

Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Beef
Other livestock experience

AT present I am shepherd manager of 1000 Finn/Texl and pure Gotland ewes and followers, producing 1800 store lambs for winter fattening, on a in housed grass silage system.  Selling direct to abattoir, on a 3000ht farm in Sweden. Contractor sheep shearing of the summer months. Store lamb production of 20-25000 lambs, stubble turnip feeding with electric fencing as part of a team.Helped out with 400 head of beef. Head shepherd of 3200 Blue du Maine x bulhar ewes and followers on a closed flock system, on a live firing army training ground. 150 Bulhar speckle faced sheep on a sire reference scheme.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age48
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

6ft 94kg

Relevant health problems

none

Other Information

I have been a sheep shearing judge for the Swedish National Sheep Shearing Competition for the past 3 years. I have shown pedigree texls at Malmo sheep show with success. I have also shown pedigree Herefords and Limousin cattle at the Royal Norfolk Show and The Suffolk Show.

Marital status

wife and 2 grown up children

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

From a farming background with 30 years sheep husbandry experience, with flocks ranging in sizes from 1000-3500 ewes with followers.  Seven years self employed sheep contractor.

Hobbies

spending time with the family. Training young working dogs

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