Seeking employment as shepherd. having finished college in June 2019 I have since been working with hill sheep and suckler cows. Able to shear and improving each year having taken a shearing course in 2017. Currently only have a part trained dog although he is showing potential.
HND in agriculture
Full Car Licence
Beef, Sheep, Lambing
Experienced with basic tractor work such as loader work, grass topping and rolling.
Comfortable with quad bikes having used them for various jobs including gathering the hill.
Have taken chainsaw crosscutting training.
have worked on two separate hill farms giving a good level of experience working with all aspects of sheep and to a slightly lesser extent cattle.
when not working I enjoy making my own crooks as well as playing shinty.
5'11 and physically fit.
2017- worked with my dad between leaving school and staring college. Farm was stocked with 2500 BF cross swale ewes and about 45 highland cows put to the shorthorn bull.
2019- took a lambing job whilst in college lambing around 300 ewes indoors
June 2019 - Currently working full time on hill farm with 1000 BF ewes as well as AA cattle put to the Charolais. Job also involves work on two other farms which are farmed under contract.
Start: 23/01/2021 Finish: Not Specified
would prefer to work in Scotland although would consider anywhere.