CV reference number: 50845
CV Headline

Shepherd looking for work in Scotland, hard working and reliable, good timekeeper.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNCA
Other qualifications

Rough Terrain Forklift Certificate Quad Bike Certificate Level 2 Welfare of Animals During Transport Certificate Agriculture Tractor with Trailed Implements & Loader

Equipment experienceTractor, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

I have driven most general farm machinery for over 40 years. I am confident and competent with quad bikes, kabota, and landrover with trailer.

Livestock experienceBeef, Goat, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Farmer and farmers son, 25 years, 1800 ewes, 80 cows specialising in Blackface sheep breeding and showing. A few shepherding positions responsible for 900 to 1300 ewes and cattle.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age57
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

Height 5' 10", weight 11 1/2 stone

Relevant health problems

none

Other Information

Experience with EID in sheep and cattle. A customer to keeping detailed records of livestock movements and medicines.

Marital status

Wife.

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

I am a shepherd with years of experience on a few different hill farms in Scotland; having spent my younger life on my father‘s farms, mostly near Comrie, Perthshire. I am very good at picking stock for breeding, selecting fat lambs for slaughter and achieved high lamb percentages.

Hobbies

Interest in pasture management.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/10/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionScotland
Where would you like to work?Highlands, central belt
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