CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 41344

Due to a change in farming practices I am seeking for a shepherd/ stockman job in Scottish Borders or Northumberland. Keen enthusiastic with 5 years head shepherd experience

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

Earlston high school 2010 2014 English 4-5 Maths 4-5 Woodwork 5-5 Biology 4-5 Geography 4-5 Modern studies 4-5 PE 4-5 Borders college 2014-2016 National certificate agriculture SCQF level 6 - 6 SVQ 2 agriculture level 5 - 5

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift

Livestock experience

Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

Silage making pit work and just general tractor work e.g. mucking out cattle/sheep sheds, bale handing loading and stacking. I have also topped, rolled, hay turning with a hay bob. Atv and John Deere gator. John Deere tractors. Full UK driving licence

Other livestock experience

From an early age working with my father on the farm with pedigree cattle selling bulls to 9000gns at Stirling February bull sales. The farm also breeds Beltex Tups selling to a top of £1200 at Kelso ram sales.

I then moved to a large farming business carrying 10000 breeding ewes. The farm I was based on ran 2000 breeding ewes and 50 cows.

In my current role Im shepherding 700 ewes being in charge of all day to day management of the ewes. Due to a change in farming practices all ewes are being sold

I own a small flock of pure Texels competing in local shows bring home a selection of tickets

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Marital status

no dependants



Where are you currently living?

Scottish Borders

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armchair football fan and I enjoy shows and sales

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

61kg 5,10

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Farming background

I studied and Borders college for two years. I have also done lambing away from home and worked for a local contractor with silage and harvest work. I gained experience I have had is of the farm with my father. I have also gained a lot of experience from listing to others with more experience than me. I have also had a weeks work experience when I was still at school. I worked as shepherd for a large scale farming operation with 10000 ewes spilt over 10 units in the Scottish Borders. I am currently shepherd over 700ewes in the borders


Start: 01/12/2023 Finish: Not Specified

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