CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 104334

Experienced head stockman and shepherd

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

Born and raised on a working family farm.
Able to do all aspects of farming work.
Have good working dogs.
Level 3 qualified mechanic.
I have also spent the last 7 months working as head stockman and shepherd on the Isle of Colonsay working both sheep and cows over 3 farms covering 8000 acres.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence, LGV/HGV Truck, LGV C+E (UK Only), International

Equipment experience

Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, HGV1, HGV 2 and 3, Telehandler/Fork Lift

Livestock experience

Beef, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

Experienced on most farm machinery.

Qualified HVG 1 driver

Telehandler ticket

ATV ticket

Tractor ticket

Other livestock experience

Family farm that has suckler cows sheep and goats.

Experienced in lambing and calving.

7 months as head stockman working over 3 farms with 1500 blackface sheep and 100 suckler cows covering 8000 acres.

Personal information


Other Information




Marital status

Married with 3 children


United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Isle of Colonsay

First language


Do you have the right to work in the UK?


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Spend time with my family

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)


Relevant health problems


Farming background

Born and raised on a family farm doing all aspects of farming work.

Have previously owned my own flock of sheep.

Presently I am head stockman and shepherd of 3 farms on the Isle of Colonsay working 1500 blackface sheep and 100 suckler cows over 8000 acres my job includes all aspects of farm management including data management, breeding management, health management, ground management, stock management and all day to day running of all 3 farms.


Start: 01/08/2024 Finish: Not Specified

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