Experienced shepherd and good knowledge in sheep dairy. Work anywhere in the UK.
City and Guilds
Level2 apprenticeship city and guilds award in farming and agriculture
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence, LGV/HGV Truck, LGV C+E (UK Only)
Tractor, HGV1, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Quad ATV Tele handlers Tractors TMR, working dogs, shearing
Recently returned to the uk after working as a stockman on a dairy in Norway.,carrying out all jobs and calf rearing. Prior to going to Norway I was a contract shepherd working with large flocks. Previously head shepherd on a sheep dairy in the south west . 2016/2017 farm manager on hill farm in the Lake District responsibility including all welfare of 1000 breeding ewes and finishing of fat lambs, also to maintain the 3,500 acres of pasture. August 2015 - November 2016, Organic Sheep Dairy Assistant shepherd. Duties included assisting head shepherd and farm manager to meet the farms targets for milk production within the flock of around 3000 Friesland ewes and in all welfare of stock including; medical treatments, lambing, feeding, TMR, bedding, shearing and milking. Daily responsibilities include; stock checks, feeding and sheep welfare and shearing and dagging when required. Experience in using dogs. August 2014 - August 2015 Agricultural Apprentice & GFW - Responsibilities included calf rearing, bedding, feeding, weaning, relief milking, sheep work and medical treatments.
Eight years in the 3rd battalion the parachute regiment
Apprentice cow dairy farm worker and sheep work throughout 2014, later moving on to an organic sheep dairy in 2015 as a junior shepherd. Experience in lambing, vet meds, shearing, dog work (driving, gathering and race work).
Start: 01/06/2020 Finish: Not Specified