CV reference number: 56865
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Young forward thinking enthusiastic male with a passion for working with sheep.  From a young age I have always been involved with the farm at home which cemented my true passion for livestock farming.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1
Other qualifications

Livestock and Development at Greenmount Agricultural College

Equipment experienceFencing, Other harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, Tracked machine, Baler, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Alongside livestock work I have also carried out a number of harvest seasons however my true enthusiasm lies with working with sheep.

Livestock experienceLambing, Sheep, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

After studying livestock and development at Greenmount agricultural college, I moved to Scotland to contract shepherd alongside my brother as well as running a 12,000 acre hill estate. Whilst contracting shepherding I have been involved with key periods of the sheep farming calendar including lambing, shearing alongside other general duties (worming, vaccinating, dipping etc) as part of a team but also in sole charge. I have worked in New Zealand on large beef and sheep enterprises during the lambing and calving times. I have also carried out a number of shearing seasons. Recent employment I have been involved with starting a suckler herd, sheep flock and beef unit in North Yorkshire and nurtured the interest of the boss’s son within agriculture.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age27
NationalityIrish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesIrish
Pen picture

5'7 56kg

Relevant health problems

No also a non-smoker

Other Information
Marital status
Where are you currently living?North Yorkshire
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

Grew up on a hill beef and sheep farm Numerous jobs in Scotland, also did large amounts of contract shepherd work in this time Running of a 12000acre hill farm as a member of a team Numerous seasons in New Zealand - clipping, lambing, calving.  Recent employment in North Yorkshire setting up a suckler herd, sheep flock and fattening unit

Hobbies

Interests include sheep dog trials, showing of livestock – mainly sheep. I also take an avid interest in following the breeding lines of stock. I also like to be able to compete at agricultural shows (UK and Ireland) in the shearing classes.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 19/11/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Uk
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