Contract shepherdess looking for livestock related farm work in UK and Ireland.
blue seal by British wool board, ATV ticket
Full Car Licence, International
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift
Dairy, Beef, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry
Operated farm machinery (tractor driving, power loaders and quad bikes): feeding, cleaning of sheds and stock movements. Clean driving licence (EU, more than 40 000 miles). ATV certificate.
I've gained experience with sheep in Belgium, UK and Czech Republic- undertook lambing day and night duties of an indoor and outdoor ewe flock (400; 600); wet fostering, stomach tubing, bottle feeding, tail ringing, and sole charge of 50 pet lambs. Performed flock related duties: foot trimming, tagging, stock checks, injecting and treating sick animals. Feeding, bedding, cleaning of sheds and flock movements. I was herding 300pcs flock of sheep and goats - day to day care, foot trimming, watering, daily flock movement to the specific areas of the Protected Landscape Area. Shepherdess taking care of 450 breeding ewes and 200 lambs produced for meat. Outside lambing and shepherding at an estate with up to 6000 sheep. Shepherding on salt marshes in Burton with 2500 ewes. Full lambing season 2019 - outside and inside set ups.
Summer 2019 spent on mixed organic farm with mostly poultry, sheep and suckler cows. September 2019 - feb 2021 as a Stockman of 1400 ewes hill and mules and 200 suckler cows - luings and mix breeds. Sole charge or stock work on two farms, gathering hills of SW Scotland, lambing and calving.
Training dogs for trial and work, working with wood - stick making; dog walking, hiking
September 2019 - present - stockman running 1400 ewes and 200 beef cattle on hill ground in SW Scotland. June 2019 - September 2019 - GFW on mixed organic farm - laying chickens, meat chickens, cows, pigs and sheep. May 2019 - milking 400pcs herd of cows in Cumbria; February - May 2019 - lambing contractor, indoor and outdoor set up, 3550 ewes in total; August 2018 - December 2018 shepherdess on Salt Marshes with over 2500 sheep; June 2018 - August 2018 Outdoor lambing shepherdess on an Estate with over 6000 sheep; October 2017- May 2018 shepherdess in Titchfield. May 2017 sheep herding in Protected Landscape Areas in Czech Republic; April 2017 outdoor lambing in Tissington, UK; jan/feb 2017 indoor lambing in Olmen, Belgium & general farm worker; 2016 sheep herding in Protected Landscape Areas in Czech Republic; 2011-2017 horse riding, general yard manager on small ranch in Nitra, Slovakia
Start: 02/08/2021 Finish: Not Specified