CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 87113

Experienced young Scottish shepherd looking for work, very hard working and looking for an opportunity to settle and develop my skills further.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

NC - Agriculture at Oatridge College

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

I work for a agri contractor where I learned many of my tractor skills and spent a lot of time on the tools so I have a very good all-round knowledge of machinery.

General Farm Worker

 Stonehaven. Feb 2017 - Nov 2017, Feb 2019 Present

Roles and responsibilities include:

•Mechanic Responsible for maintenance, routine checking and repair of equipment.

oDiesel Engine strip and rebuild

oGearbox repairs and replacements

oMIG Welding, Plasma cutting

oHydraulic fitting

•Tractor-man Working on Auquhirie farm and contracting for surrounding farms

oSowing cereal crops

oBale and Rake

oSelf-propelled forager

oDung spreading

oPloughing

Assisting in Carrot Bedding and Harvesting

Black Isle. 2013-2014

Other livestock experience

I am very keen on stock work, I have work on a sucker cow unit where I was responsible for 250 cows where I gained a lot of experience, especially during calving.

I went self employed to become a shepherds where I work on a hill with 1500 BF ewe and highland cattle and I also learned how to shear and I shear for a contractor of 3 month during that time had my own small flock of 60 mule x ewe.

•Shepard and Cattleman Working on the farm and contracting for surrounding farms

oResponsible for feeding and bedding cattle

oSelecting fat cattle

oCalving

oLoader and feeder wagon operation

oDosing and Jagging

oFoot trimming

oLambing

oClipping

oSelecting fat lambs

•Contract shearing

•Hill gathering

•Contract dosing and jagging with Prattley system

•Kept my own flock of up to 60 Mule cross sheep

•Responsible for approx. 200 Galloway cross cows

oFeeding and Bedding

oCalving

oBull Beef

oSlurry and dung

•Working with award-winning pedigree Short-horn and Highland cattle herds and Cheviot and Blackface ewes, all on open hill.

Indoor Lambing

•Indoor lambing of 1500 cross ewes

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

-

Age

22

Marital status

Single

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Scotland

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Cars, shooting and training dogs

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

6ft1 12 1/2 stone

Relevant health problems

No

Farming background

General Farm Worker

Stonehaven. Feb 2017 - Nov 2017, Feb 2019 Present

Roles and responsibilities include:

•Mechanic Responsible for maintenance, routine checking and repair of equipment.

oDiesel Engine strip and rebuild

oGearbox repairs and replacements

oMIG Welding, Plasma cutting

oHydraulic fitting

•Tractor-man Working on the farm and contracting for surrounding farms

oSowing cereal crops

oBale and Rake

oSelf-propelled forager

oDung spreading

oPloughing

•Shepard and Cattleman Working on the farm and contracting for surrounding farms

oResponsible for feeding and bedding cattle

oSelecting fat cattle

oCalving

oLoader and feeder wagon operation

oDosing and Jagging

oFoot trimming

oLambing

oClipping

oSelecting fat lambs

Self Employed Shepard

Stirling-shire. May 2018 - Feb 2019

•Contract shearing

•Hill gathering

•Contract dosing and jagging with Prattley system

•Kept my own flock of up to 60 Mule cross sheep

Cattleman

 Dumfries. Nov 2017 - May 2018

•Responsible for approx. 200 Galloway cross cows

oFeeding and Bedding

oCalving

oBull Beef

oSlurry and dung

Cattleman/Shepard

Bridge of Weir. May 2016 - Nov 2016

•Working with award-winning pedigree Short-horn and Highland cattle herds and Cheviot and Blackface ewes, all on open hill.

Indoor Lambing

Castleton. March 2016

•Indoor lambing of 1500 cross ewes

Assisting in Carrot Bedding and Harvesting

Black Isle. 2013-2014

Preferences
Availability

Start: 22/01/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

Scotland

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

Happy to work anywhere in Scotland

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