CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 89601

Head shephercd and beef stockman with forestry and woodland management experience

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

NCA, City and Guilds

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

City and guilds certification
H Category tracked tractor license
Telehandler certification
Chainsaw certification
Quad bike
360 digger certification

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

Primary and secondary cultivations, drilling using large tracked machines. Grass cutting mowing and raking . Both round and conventional baling and all types of trailer work. Forestry work including timber extraction using crane trailers and winch tractors, firewood processors and bandsaw mills. 360 diggers from 3 to 11 ton machines

Other livestock experience

All sheep tasks from lambing to marketing including shearing , flock performance recording ,indoor and outdoor lambing, dipping, livestock transportation, replacement selection. Using up to date technology such as ebv's and faecal egg counting.Various grazing techniques from permanent pasture,grass leys and cover crops to herbal leys and forage crops

Suckler herd management includes calving, drenching and weighing

Fat stock selection

Grassland management both conventional and regenerative/ conservation grazing techniques

Livestock transport using both tractor and truck trailers

I also have competent sheep dogs

Permanent fencing and electric fencing using Rappa systems

Prattley mobile yards and weighing systems

Personal information


Other Information

Happy, cheerful hard working with GSOH, able to work alone or in a team. Prepared to take the lead or take direction



Marital status

Married, accommodation required


United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

North Yorkshire

First language


Do you have the right to work in the UK?


Other languages



Sheep dog and gun dog training, hedge laying competitions

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

5'7, 13 stone, fit and healthy

Relevant health problems


Farming background

1987-2010worked for family business farming and forestry looking after suckler cows and sheep flock, local livestock contracting shearing

and livestock husbandry. Working on local farms for harvest ploughing drilling etc

Forestry work ,fencing and hedgelaying .

2010-2015 Estate Head stockman looking after 1200 ewes and 150 suckler cows ,harvest tractor work including ploughing, drilling mowing, tedding and baling

2015- present Head shepherd looking after 1500 ewes and helping Cowman with 450 suckler cows. Grassland management including mowing tedding and baling topping and fencing .


Start: 02/10/2023 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

North East

Type of job


Where would you like to work?

North Yorkshire or East Anglia

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