A conscientious and experienced farmer with extensive knowledge of cattle, sheep and tractor driving as well as all aspects of farming. Currently seeking a change in lifestyle and to gain new skills and experiences.
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Willing to learn anything else.
Shepherd ( current ) 570 Blackface Ewes Cattleman ( current ) 95 Cows - mixed herd and Galloways In New Zealand 500 Dairy cows, 200 Beef cows, 500 Dairy calves and 2600 Ewes ( all on the one farm ) Lambing, Calving, medicating stock, clipping.
I have many years of working with sheep and cattle.I have been employed as a shepherd and a cattleman for many employers as well as my fathers farm and have been a farm manager for the past 7 years. I worked in New Zealand 3 years with sheep, cows and Tractorwork. I had my own contracting business for several years.
I am single but have a long term companion ( is able to help with Lambing, Calving and general farm work )
Like to cycle and play the fiddle. Fan of Ross County football club.
5'9 15 stone
Farm Manager • Responsible for 95 cows and 570 sheep • Have successfully reduced the running costs of the farm with good results • Achieved top prices at both calf and sheep sales Lime Spreader and Lorry Driver SVT Transport, South Island, New Zealand • Spreading lime and fertiliser • Transporting lime and livestock Farmer Glenlivet, Scotland • Worked closely with the farm owner with cattle and sheep • Baling and wrapping silage • Bagged and delivered coal Cattleman Aberdeenshire, Scotland • Responsible for dairy cows and Simmental bulls • Bull beef • General day to day running of the farm Shepherd • Responsible for 1100 ewes • Gathering • Lambing • Dosing and marking when required Contracto • Plowing • Baling and wrapping • Lime spreading • Fertiliser spreading • Cultivating
Start: 15/07/2022 Finish: Not Specified