Very experienced shepherd looking for next step in career, hardworking individual with a large knowledge of different sheep systems and numbers from 500 to 10000. own working dogs and able to work in a team or individually using own initiative.
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
Level 3 Extended Diploma In Agriculture.
British wool board silver seal in shearing.
young shepherd of the year national finalist 2014
pa1 and pa2 spraying certificates
quad competency qualification
transport of livestock qualification (short journeys)
safe administration of veterinary medicines
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Tractor work: power harrowing, muck spreading, combining, ploughing, cultivating, rolling, slurry tanking, trailer work, mowing, subsoiling, spraying and baling. Also a lot of telehandler experience.
I have grown up working with cattle and sheep. I currently run my own contracting business supplying all forms of livestock and machinery services, previous to that I was a livestock manager on a big store lamb fattening farm. previous to that i was the livestock manager on a 1000 acre mixed farm.
I have competed in the National Final of the Young Shepherd of the Year i have a great interest in bringing the british sheep industry into the 21st century. I also have a keen interest in performance recording in flocks.
Breed and train sheepdogs
Originally from Derbyshire, I have grown up working with cattle and sheep. I have extensive experience of livestock husbandry and, in particular, all aspects of flock management, including breeding, health planning, feeding, etc. Furthermore, I have worked on arable farms and have experience using a range of machinery and equipment.
Start: 03/08/2021 Finish: Not Specified
Shropshire/ herefordshire border