CV reference number: 61837
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Crofter, with experience with Blackface sheep and horticulture, seeking new opportunities.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

No technical qualifications but experience as grower and hill-farming sheep in Outer Hebrides.

Equipment experienceFencing
Other equipment experience

I would like to be trained in use of heavy machinery. I have done fencing with hand tools.

Livestock experienceSheep, Lambing, Poultry
Other livestock experience

Crofter for 10 years with small stock of blackface sheep. Work collectively with remaining active crofters at gathering sheep from hundred-plus hectare common grazings, prior to tupping, lambing, dipping, inoculations, tagging, shearing, etc. Maintain a flock of 30-odd hens and two cocks, for eggs sold at gate.

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

5'11" 85 kg

Relevant health problems

Non.

Other Information

I have won awards for vegetables at annual Lewis and Harris Horticulture competition.

Marital status

No, recently separated hence my need for new opportunities

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

10 years crofting: hill farming sheep. with small stock of blackface sheep. Work collectively with remaining active crofters at gathering sheep from hundred-plus hectare common grazings, prior to tupping, lambing, dipping, inoculations, tagging, shearing, etc. Maintain a flock of 30-odd hens and two cocks, for eggs sold at gate. Horticulture experience growing outdoors and laterly primarily within polytunnels: common as well as more exotic vegetables and herbs. Organic principles and Permaculture followed.

Hobbies

crafts, art, hillwalking

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 23/04/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Southwest, Wales, Scotland
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