Female shepherd/stockperson looking for new opportunity. Experience managing 500 outdoor lambing mules across hill & in-bye land as part of an estate, worked with Scottish Blackface, Cheviots, mules and Texels. Cattle (hill & housed) and B&B pig experience also. Have own dog and trailer licence.
2:1 BSc (Hons) Agriculture Harper Adams University.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Tractor work includes topping, tedding, raking, carting muck, using post knocker. Extensive quad bike experience. Towing small and large trailers short and long distance.
Extensive lambing experience. Experience with most sheep management tasks incl. dosing, injecting, fly spray, feet, tagging, drawing fat lambs, preparing Texel tups for sale, marking lambs. Experience with cattle management including assisting with calving, injecting calves, bolusing, tagging, dehorning. Experience working and training collies, including my own. Have also worked with all ages of pigs - scraping out, bedding, feeding, farrowing, injecting, and processing semen.
Silver in Farmers Guardian Agricultural Student of the Year in 2017.
Read, gardening, cold water swimming, explore rural areas. Work on a freelance basis with the EasyCare Sheep Society as press and publicity officer.
Shepherd on estate running 2,500 sheep, responsible for day-to-day management of 500 mule ewes across hill ground and lambing outside. Also responsible for shed of B&B pigs. Experience working with variety of cattle including Luings during all routine management tasks. Telehandler, tractor and quad experience. Own dogs. Trailer licence. Very happy to work alone but also enjoy coming together as part of a team. Extensive outdoor lambing experience. Happy to take on varying levels of responsibility.
Start: 25/10/2021 Finish: Not Specified