Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
Shearing badge blue
full UK driving license
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift
Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry
I have driven a New Holland T7, basic driving and some turning hay. Also moving bales onto a flat bed trailer using the telehandler, putting feed bales into the cattle shed, stacking bales in the field.
Mixed Farm of 800 breeding ewes and 70 Sussex Cattle and around 500 acres of arable. I undertook mainly shepherding duties but also calving and a small amount of tractor driving. I can independently carry out grazing rotation, strip grazing, vaccinating, worming, tagging, lambing, scanning, and shearing, selecting replacements, weighing.
Duties that I have undertaken and feel competent:
Lambing- all presentations, multiple lambs, difficult presentations, dissections if required, wet fostering, adopter fostering, injecting, latching on, turning out.
Lambs- Castrating, tail docking, raising orphan lambs, tagging, weighing, marking up, treatment of watery mouth, joint ill etc. Use of spectam, Betamox, penicillin-based antibiotics.
Sheep welfare- Hep-B vac, worming, tagging, drenching, pour on for fly strike, foot trimming, Shearing (Blue badge certificate), treatment of magnesium deficiency, injecting.
Other- Driving quad bike on difficult terrain also with trailer, Tractor driving (small amount), Driving land rover, Telehandler driving (no ticket at present), Fox trapping/shooting, pest shooting (crows, jackdaws, squirrels etc), Magpie trapping. I can tow up a combined weight of 3 tons on current driving license.
Dog training, Cani x Running, swimming
5 foot 4. weight 10stone. female, strong, able to lift sacks of feed etc, can handle sheep for lambing, shearing etc without a problem.
Asthma (mild) wear a mask when bedding up
Farm December 2017- July 2019- Mixed Farm
Lambing 2020 & 2021- An Estate, sole charge of lambing shed at night. approx 500 ewes
Lambing 2020- Farm. Sole charge of lambing shed at night, 600 ewes
Private smallholding (additional help when other staff are off and during busy periods during 2020) - Caring for Turkeys, laying and meat hens. small flock of sheep and 40 Sussex cattle.
Start: 02/05/2021 Finish: Not Specified