CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 75117

Irish Stock man looking for Shepherding work in the UK. 15 years experience with Sheep and Cows. Professional Sheep Shearer. Own Working Dogs.

Qualifications and Experience
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Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

Level 6 FETAC Agricultural Certificate.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence, International

Equipment experience

Tractor, Baler, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

Slurry Spreading, Rolling, Harrowing, Fertiliser Spreading, Sheep Shearing Machines. Confident Trailer towing.

Other livestock experience

I previously farmed 300 mules and texel cross mules of my own in Ireland. While working as a self employed farm hand I have worked with a variety of breeds of sheep including, Suffolks, Texels, Charolais, Scottish Black Face, Herdwicks and commercial mules. I am confident with all elements of sheep husbandry and have completed many lambing seasons both indoor and outdoor. Lambing up to 1500 ewes indoors and 500 outdoors. I have worked with a variety of breeds of cows and I am confident with calving. I have experience with de-horning and castrating young calves. I have a small bit of Dairy experience. I also used to breed Pygmy goats and Cobb Ponies. Im currently employed as a shepherd where I take full responsibility of a flock of 700 Mule Ewes. With my current employment I also assist with beef cattle, B&B Pigs and the Arable Harvest.

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I have a partner. Zoe is currently works in Pig Procurement in North Yorkshire but would move with me if I was successful in this job application. Zoe comes from a farming background, born and raised in Cumbria, and would be happy to help on the farm if required.



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Sheep Shearing Competitions. I have represented Ireland on numerous occasions. I represented Ireland in the 6 nations Machine Shearing. I also made the final of the Senior All Nations Machine Shearing in France at the World Championships in 2019.

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Since leaving school at 16 I have worked as a self employed farm hand and sheep shearer. I also previously farmed 300 ewes of my own in Ireland. I have worked on a variety of farms, I am confident with all elements of sheep and beef husbandry. I have spent many seasons lambing and calving. I have experience in fencing. I am a professional sheep shearer, I have shorn in the UK, Ireland, Norway and New Zealand. As previously mentioned I am currently a full time shepherd, caring for a flock of 700 mule ewes with the assistance of my team of working dogs.


Start: 06/06/2022 Finish: Not Specified

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