CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 27213

Experienced lamber looking for weekend lambing work January - April 2022 in Somerset/Gloucestershire.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

MSc, BSc

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

12 GCSEs, 3 A Levels, BSc, MSc

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Ploughing, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing

Other equipment experience

Experience operating telehandlers, dumpers and small amount of experience using mini-diggers for agriculture and construction.

Tractor driving: wheat carting, ploughing and rolling (4-6 weeks)

Powertools (grinders, circular saws, mixers etc.)

Other livestock experience

Sheep: six weeks lambing on Lowther Estate in Lake District (5000 sheep indoors) April to mid-May 2018; managed a shed of 1000 sheep. Additional lambing experience: one month of lambing in March 2017 on a farm in Worcestershire. I'm confident to lamb alone - delivering lambs including difficult births, lamb/ewe care, feeding, bedding and moving livestock. I have a good understanding of how to manage a lambing shed well to minimise lamb deaths and keep a high level of hygiene. Other general sheep experience: five months working for a contractor in Australia: mustering on quad bikes and using dogs, de-horning, lamb marking, drafting, drenching and branding.

Dairy: Two months in New Zealand, mustering on quadbike and using dogs, milking, maintaining milking shed hygiene, cattle health-checking and treating mastitis, injuries etc. Beef cattle: one week in Australia, mustering on quadbike, drafting, branding, castrating and de-horning calves.

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Exercise, guitar, reading, time with friends. I like to travel when I can.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

5 ft 10 and 75kg

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Farming background

Born and raised in rural Somerset, and have been interested in and enjoyed farming from an early age. I have worked on livestock and arable farms in Australia, New Zealand and the UK, with two lambing seasons under my belt. I work full-time in forest conservation now, but I love lambing so I'm hoping to secure weekend work this season.


Start: 20/01/2022 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

South West

Type of job


Where would you like to work?

Somerset, Gloucestershire (within 1 hours drive of Bristol would be ideal).

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