CV reference number: 60679
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A conscientious and experienced farmer with extensive knowledge of cattle, sheep and tractor driving as well as all aspects of farming. Currently seeking a change in lifestyle and to gain new skills and experiences.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Agricultural college

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

Digger

Livestock experienceBeef, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Shepherd ( current ) 570 Blackface Ewes Cattleman ( current ) 95 Cows - mixed herd and Galloways In New Zealand 500 Dairy cows, 200 Beef cows, 500 Dairy calves and 2600 Ewes ( all on the one farm ) Lambing, Calving, medicating stock, clipping.

Type of farming wantedMixed Farming
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age48
Nationalityscottish
First languageenglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5'9 15 stone

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

I have many years of working with sheep and cattle.I have been employed as a shepherd and a cattleman for many employers as well as my fathers farm and have been a farm manager for the past 7 years. I worked in New Zealand 3 years with sheep, cows and Tractorwork. I had my own contracting business for several years.

Marital status

I am single but have a long term companion ( is able to help with Lambing, Calving and general farm work )

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

Farm Manager  • Responsible for 95 cows and 570 sheep • Have successfully reduced the running costs of the farm with good results • Achieved top prices at both calf and sheep sales Lime Spreader and Lorry Driver – SVT Transport, South Island, New Zealand • Spreading lime and fertiliser • Transporting lime and livestock Farmer – Glenlivet, Scotland • Worked closely with the farm owner with cattle and sheep • Baling and wrapping silage • Bagged and delivered coal Cattleman – Aberdeenshire, Scotland • Responsible for dairy cows and Simmental bulls • Bull beef • General day to day running of the farm Shepherd • Responsible for 1100 ewes • Gathering • Lambing • Dosing and marking when required Contracto • Plowing • Baling and wrapping • Lime spreading • Fertiliser spreading • Cultivating

Hobbies

Like to cycle and play the fiddle. Fan of Ross County football club.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/06/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Anywhere
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