Shepherd looking for work in Cumbria / Scotland
NVQ Level 1, City and Guilds, NVQ Level 1,2,3
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Baler, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing
Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Lantra Certificate in the welfare of animals during transport Level 2 cattle, sheep, pigs, goats and horses.
Emergency 1st aid at work
Forklift test, rough terrane telescopic
British Wool Marketing Board -National Shearing Certificate (Bronze)
Full clean driving license
Vast knowledge of stock management
getting the best results in breeding stock
Married 2 grown up children
shooting fishing training dogs Swaledale sheep society sheep dog society
Manage 1000 hill sheep (black face and cheviots ).Work alone and with a team member when required for an estate
Day to day running of the farm.950 Black face ewes ,250 Black face Hoggs and 550 grey face ewes and 191 grey face hoggs sheep plus followers and care for pedigree heifers for the summer. Ordering feed and medicine stocks, completing movement forms. Organization of self-employed staff to assist as and when required. Run a team of 7 Border Collies gathering the hills. Complete all book work for the sheep ,QMS, Scott Beef and Dawn Meats. Grade all the prime lambs with good results .All the lambs go through Farm Stock, Scotland.
Working on a variety of farms including mixed lowland and hill. Shepherding over 1000 Swaledale and cross breed sheep. Milking dairy cows, rearing calves .Estate and Arable at the University of Cumbria ,Newton Rigg ,.Gathering the Lakeland fells and the North pennines. Gathering sheep for Natural England, contract shearing.
Start: 10/03/2021 Finish: Not Specified
Cumbria Scotland north Cumberland England