Experienced Contract Shepherdess of 10+ years. Will work anywhere. Working dogs and specialise outdoor lambing and hill farming.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Dairy, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry
Not extensive but work with tractors, towing trailers, tele handler. Fencing repair and installation, not extensive, just minimal. Shepherding with Electric fencing system, very competent.
Working on large units of 4000 sheep, mob grazing and fully using electric fencing. Conservation shepherding with the Wildlife Trusts. Most advanced at Hill fam work... meaning I quite like the rain and blizzards at 5am while lambing!!. Managed and run large units of sheep to small starter flocks training in livestock husbandry and business diversification. Not milked but willing to, just worked feeding and raising calves. Assisted minimally with calving and c-secions.
Fully experienced in all aspects of lambing efficiently and productively.
Owned and managed own flock also. Full trailer license. Workings dogs.
I have my own flock of primitive breed sheep. Working in my Wild Hides Tannery. Photographer. Writer.
I have worked across the UK as a contract shepherdess on various farms. Conservation shepherd at a Wildlife trust, managing a large hill farm in the Yorkshire Dales, setting up an eco farm in Sussex.
Working on large units of 4000 sheep, mob grazing and fully using electric fencing. Many years experience of lambing outdoors, managing and being responsible for the successful season of lambing indoors but specialise and prefer outdoor lambing.
I am currently living and working in Nottinghamshire, with 3 sheepdogs, 2 trained. Fairly flexible regarding work times/commitments..
Start: 25/11/2020 Finish: Not Specified
Anywhere within the UK, North of UK preferably.