CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 50845

Experienced shepherd looking for work, hard working and reliable, good timekeeper. Work in Scotland.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

NCA

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

Rough Terrain Forklift Certificate Quad Bike Certificate Level 2 Welfare of Animals During Transport Certificate Agriculture Tractor with Trailed Implements & Loader

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Beef, Goat, Sheep, Lambing

Other equipment experience

I have driven most general farm machinery for over 40 years. I am confident and competent with quad bikes, kabota, and landrover with trailer.

Other livestock experience

Farmer and farmers son, 25 years, 1800 ewes, 80 cows specialising in Blackface sheep breeding and showing. A few shepherding positions responsible for 900 to 1300 ewes and cattle.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

Experience with EID in sheep and cattle. Accustomed to keeping detailed records of livestock movements and medicines.

Age

59

Marital status

Wife.

Nationality

British

Where are you currently living?

Caithness

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Interest in pasture management.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

Height 5' 10", weight 11 1/2 stone

Relevant health problems

none

Farming background

I am a shepherd with years of experience on a few different hill farms in Scotland; having spent my younger life on my fathers farms, mostly near Comrie, Perthshire. I am very good at picking stock for breeding, selecting fat lambs for slaughter and achieved high lamb percentages.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 20/10/2020 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

Scotland

Type of job

Any

Where would you like to work?

Scotland

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