CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 85432

Shepherd/ Seasonal lamber

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

•SVQ2 agriculture.

•Day course by vet
Lambing and care
of the newborn lamb

• I enjoy working and I'm very keen to improve and gain more relevant skills.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry

Other equipment experience

-I have a lot of experience with quads and quad trailers.

-I have had some experience driving tractors, keen to get more.

- Putting up and taking down electric sheep and cattle fencing.

- Small dumper.

Other livestock experience

•I was brought up on a sheep farm and have been very involved from a young age (especially at lambing time). We had 1200 ewes, mostly Cheviot x and Shetlands. (we also kept a lot of ducks ,hens turkeys and sometimes fattened a pig for the freezer)

•Worked on 250 cow dairy farm for 6 months during college 2018/2019

• I have been working as contract shepherd for brother from 2019- present, he had about 1000 ewes and some beef cattle.

•I'm involved with every aspect of the sheep and lamb work, sorting drenching, tagging, shearing, foot trimming, foot bathing, etc.

•I also help out with the beef cattle-mainly checking fields, shifting and sorting cows and calves and loading and unloading stock box etc.

• I have done two seasons lambing on mainland Scotland before our lambing begins in April.

Mostly night shift lambing and one lone outdoor lambing for about 600 ewes, both places have asked me back in coming seasons.

• I don't mind early mornings and long days, and I'm keen to learn any new skills required.

Personal information
Sex

Female

Other Information

I currently have 2 good working dogs and a pup coming up. Best time to call would be between 6 -9pm, please leave a message, if you don't get me.

Age

20

Marital status

No

Nationality

UK

Where are you currently living?

Shetland

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Enjoy walking. Photography Working with my dogs.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

-

Relevant health problems

None

Farming background

Brought up on sheep farm (1200 breeding ewes)

Have been working with sheep and lambing from early age.

2018-2019 Worked on 250 cow dairy farm.

Working on home farm for older brother. from 2019 to present.

Working at livestock Marts a few days a week during autumn/winter.

Have done 3 lambings on mainland Scotland, one outdoor, two indoor night shift.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 28/10/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

-

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

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