CV reference number: 57485
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Sheep Farmer, 22, Seeking additional lambing work January - March 2018

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

BSc in Off Road Vehicle Design - Harper Adams University

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

Tractor experience includes; mowing, tedding, baling, bale leading, bale wrapping, rowing up, bale stacking, power harrow. Have telehandler ticket.  Completed fencing course and carry out routine maintenance and erect new fences on farm

Livestock experienceSheep
Other livestock experience

Shepard with 10 years lambing experience. 2017 started full time as shepherd on family farm with 600 ewes consisting of mules, Suffolk cross and Texel cross. Seasonal indoor lambing; tasks include delivering lambs in difficult situations, feeding, bedding and disinfecting pens, moving ewes and lambs out to the fields, extensive record keeping on EID tag recorder, castration of male lambs, tail docking, iodine to the navel, dealing with prolapses, penning ewes with lambs. Daily feeding and checking sheep. Weighing and grading lambs before slaughter. Identifying ewe lambs to remain in the flock, checking through ages, condition and treatment history to determine ewes need to be culled from the flock. Recognising symptoms of illness and diseases in sheep and lambs and administering the appropriate medicine. Recording all sheep procedures on a EID tag reader. Including, treatments, movements, weights and lambing performance.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age22
NationalityEnglish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5ft 10" 90kg

Relevant health problems
Other Information
Marital status

Partner

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

Currently full time shepherd on family farm, 10 years seasonal work with lambing and harvest around studies Lambing at another farm while at university. Placement while at university at a Saw mill for 1 year as part of degree

Hobbies

Play rugby for local side, watching football

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 08/01/2018, Finish: 16/03/2018
Type of jobSeasonal
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Anywhere
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