Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming
Shearing badge blue
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 participated in grazing rotation, strip grazing, vaccinating, worming, tagging, lambing, scanning, and shearing. Lambing- all presentations, multiple lambs, difficult lambings, dissections if required, calling out vet if required and a C-section is indicated, wet fostering, adopter fostering, injecting.
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.
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, string, able to lift sacks of feed etc, can handle 70kg sheep for lambing, shearing etc without a problem.
Farm December 2017- July 2019- Mixed Farm
Lambing 2020- Kirby Longsdale,
Start: 26/10/2020 Finish: Not Specified