CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 103750

Competent shepherd, beef and dairy cattle experience. Some goat, pig and poultry exp.

Telehandler, quad, and ATV ticket

Some tractor work experience, ie TMR feeding, mucking out sheds, sanding and scraping work.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

Vet lead with certification courses completed:
Calf rearing
Medicine use

Animal management level 3 - distinction

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Goat, Sheep, Lambing

Other equipment experience

Telehandler, quad and ATV ticket.

Tractor driving - competent scraping and sanding work, relief TMR feed on occasion.

Competent use of rappa electric fencing equipment and mobile yards

Other livestock experience

6-7 years shepherding, flocks of 700-2000 incl commercial and rare breeds.

2-3 years young stock rearing, including lambs, kids, and calves

1-2 year(s) beef sucklers, herd of 100-200, incl Angus, White Park, Simmental

1 year cattle dairy, 400 Holstein Frisians

Personal information


Other Information




Marital status

Have a partner. Ideally looking for a house, will consider renting privately for the right role if no houses available. 1 collie pup in training, 1 edge of retirement collie - both kennelled 1 house dog


United Kingdom

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Do you have the right to work in the UK?


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Relevant health problems


Farming background

10 years experience in agriculture including stud, rare breed, and commercial farms, additional experience in managing farm diversification projects such as campsites and farm shops, as well as administrative/office work as and when required.

Experienced with sheep, beef and dairy cattle, equine, small sale poultry operations, and camelids. Competent with tele-handlers, stock trailering, and basic yard tractor work ie, TMR feeding, mucking out sheds, scraping, and sanding - would be keen to learning more with machinery.

2023-2024 Shepherd for 1500 head herd of milking sheep. Lambing 6 times a year. Identifying and treating illness, keeping records, electric fencing, assisting in creating grazing plans, relief milk, relief TMR feed, relief youngstock rear, as well as responsible for all general maintenance for the flock

2022-2023 Shepherd/Herdsperson. Responsible for 900 head sheep flock, and assist with 100 head suckler herd. Head calf reared, milked HF 20/20 herringbone parlour, assisting vet visits

2020-2022 Self employed shepherd and youngstock rearer (lambs and kids)

2019-2020 GFW and diversification manager. Solely responsible for sheep, cattle, pigs, poultry, llamas, alpacas, equines through lockdown - only member of staff on site during full lockdowns. Managed staff/rotas, advertised and managed farm diversification projects such as campsites and farm shop, and created and advertised ticketed events on an open farm for seasonal events.


Start: 01/07/2024 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

South West

Type of job


Where would you like to work?

South England. Dorset/Somerset/Wiltshire/Hampshire

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