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Two Experienced Lambing Assistants jobs in <->Herefordshire<-> to lamb 1,100 commercial ewes

Farm TypeSheep

Two experienced lambing assistants required to lamb 1,100 commercial ewes indoors starting on 20th January with the hope to be finished by the end of the first week of March.

The two successful candidates will be required together as well as with our existing team. We require the lambing shed to be covered from 7 am to 9 pm on a daily basis. This will be done in two shifts, one from 7 am to 5 pm and one from 10 am to 8/9 pm when the night lamber will then take over.  

The lambing tasks will include lambing difficult births and doubling up where required, feeding and bedding ewes and lambs, cleaning pens, numbering and ringing, moving and penning ewes and lambs. In addition this keeping a record of number of lambs born and deaths. Experience in veterinary administration will also be essential. 

Ideally, you will need to be able to a drive a tractor, John Deere Gator, and truck and trailer, so you will need a full driving licence.   We also use a skid steer, and if necessary basic training for this can be provided.  We are looking for two enthusiastic, tidy and organised people who can show good initiative and able to work as part of a team and under our experienced shepherd.  Accommodation can be provided if required.

AreaWest Midlands
Job LengthHarvest / Seasonal
DatesStart: 17/01/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeLambing, Sheep
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation PriceTo be discussed
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Accommodation available if required.

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