Experienced shepherd with good dogs seeks livestock position. Also good cattle experience. I am particularly interested in hill sheep farming having done several hill lambings with different breeds which I found very interesting.
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
8 GCSEs and 3 A levels.
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence, LGV/HGV Truck
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Usual quad bike and tractor use associated with pastoral farming. Towing with a 4x4. Driving licence upto 7.5 tonnes.
Shepherd - Managed flocks of up to 500 ewes. Lambed up to 2000 as part of team both hill and lowland. Also worked with own sheep. In all cases responsible for flock management including lambing, feeding, vaccinations, veterinary management, pasture management, drafting lambs and all other jobs associated with daily management of sheep.
Yes.Other half Rachel and baby daughter Annabelle.
Training sheep dogs.Field Sports.
6.3in 14 stone.
2010-2018 Managed own 250 ewe flock plus contract shepherding around country including managing flocks of up to 500 and lambing as part of team several commercial flocks of up to 2000 including a leading flock of North country Cheviots at Hethpool in 2018.2005-2009 Managed and sole charge of successful 250 acre mixed stock farm in Ireland with sheep, cattle and horses. 2001-2004 Travelled USA and NZ working sheep, cattle and horses. 1990-2000 Worked at home on mixed sheep, beef and arable farm.
Start: 25/07/2022 Finish: Not Specified