Shepherd looking for the next step in my career.
Looking for an opportunity to take my career to the next level, such as a head shepherd or contract shepherding role. Work in North Yorkshire preferred but will consider elsewhere.
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
Car and trailer
Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence
Tractor, Ploughing, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
I have used mobile handling systems and Rappa fencing equipment. Also Honda and Yamaha quad bikes.
As well as this I have some experience with hay and silage production for instance mowing, tedding, raking, carting and bale wrapping.
I also have had some experience in the arable sector, primarily corn carting and cultivation such as ploughing and power harrowing.
I am mostly familiar with New Holland, John Deere and JCB Fastrac as well as Manitou and JCB telehandlers.
I have primarily worked with sheep for the last 12 years as well as beef cattle.
My experience includes working on a sheep and beef farm in New Zealand for 6 months, on returning home I have worked on upland and lowland farms. I have lambing experience both indoors and outdoors, I am a competent in administering vaccines and drenches, I have experience shearing and preparing sheep for sale including store, prime and breeding. In addition to this I am familiar with grazing sheep on forage crops.
I also have an understanding of finishing cattle and a little experience of calving.
I have a partner we are currently engaged and have a 2 year old daughter.
Currently during the months of September to March I play billiards for a local league. I also socialise with friends and spending quality time with my family.
2017-present: General farm worker on a sheep and beef farm consisting of 1000 sheep and 60 suckler cows.
2012-2017: Self employed General farm worker mainly taking on sheep work for regular clients as well as dry stone walling.
2008-2012: Various employed seasonal roles upon finishing agricultural college including lambing, harvesting and a 6 month stint working in New Zealand.
Start: 14/10/2020 Finish: Not Specified
I would ideally like to be based in North Yorkshire but will consider anywhere for the right job.