CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 35790
47 year old Shepherd/Stockman looking for work in scotland . I am married with a young family. I have been working on Farms since leaving school and doing my first lambing at the age of 16. During this time I have gained experience in all aspects of general farm work including the preparation o
Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

Quad bike cert, manitou cert, chainsaw cert, first aid cert.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

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.

Other livestock experience

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).

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

I can provide more references, including a written reference if required.

Age

47

Marital status

I am married with a family.

Nationality

Scottish

Where are you currently living?

Dumfrieshire

First language

Scottish

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

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.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

6ft 14stone

Relevant health problems

NONE

Farming background

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.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 30/06/2019 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

-

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

central & southern scotland

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