Sheep craftsmanship, health and safety, Medication administration certificate
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Ploughing, Drilling, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Quad bike, Volvo BM, cultivating, electric weighing, sheep shearing, silage making, grass production, topping
At present I am shepherd manager of 1000 Finn/Texl and pure Gotland ewes and followers, producing 1800 store lambs for winter fattening, on a in housed grass silage system. Selling direct to abattoir, on a 3000ht farm in Sweden. Contractor sheep shearing of the summer months. Store lamb production of 20-25000 lambs, stubble turnip feeding with electric fencing as part of a team. Helped out with 400 head of beef. Head shepherd of 3200 Blue du Maine x bulhar ewes and followers on a closed flock system, on a live firing army training ground. 150 Bulhar speckle faced sheep on a sire reference scheme.
I have been a sheep shearing judge for the Swedish National Sheep Shearing Competition for the past 3 years. I have shown pedigree texls at Malmo sheep show with success. I have also shown pedigree Herefords and Limousin cattle at the Royal Norfolk Show and The Suffolk Show.
wife and 2 grown up children
spending time with the family. Training young working dogs
From a farming background with 30 years sheep husbandry experience, with flocks ranging in sizes from 1000-3500 ewes with followers. Seven years self employed sheep contractor.
Start: 01/12/2019 Finish: Not Specified
East & East Anglia