Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
Quad bike cert, manitou cert, chainsaw cert, first aid cert.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Sheep shearing equipment, grinder shearers etc. post clapper for fencing. Manatu/telehander experience,all tractor work experience including silage bailing etc.I have a full Driving licence including trailer licence. I also have 30 experience with with Quad Bikes and an up to date certificate.
Experienced in sheep shearing and dressing sheep and cattle for shows and sales. Lambing calving dipping dosing gathering and all other aspects of good animal husbandry. (I have good working dogs).
I can provide more references, including a written reference if required.
I am married with a family.
I love spending time with my family, and enjoy going to Sheep shearing competitions we usual go as a family to Lochearnhead scottish Blackface sheep shearing comp even though I don't compete anymore, Its a great atmosphere,and Its a great way to catch up with friends I have sheared with in the past.
I was brought up on a farm then done my first lambing at 16 years old then worked on farms ever since, securing my first full-time job at 16 on a farm in Douglas herding 1200 blackface ewes where i was for over 10 years. More recently I worked on a farm in Moffat for herding 1000 blackface ewes,but due to our growing family his two bedroom cottage was to small. I also worked on a farm in Sanquhar for herding 800 blackface ewes and assisting with 100 cattle. For about 10 years.but unfortunately he lost his tenancy of his farm. I have been presently working on a self employed basis in and around Sanquhar, doing all shepherding including gathering. and cattle work, tractor work, fencing Dyking even general maintenance jobs etc. I am competent workongoing on my own or as part of a team.
Start: 30/06/2019 Finish: Not Specified
central & southern scotland