General farm worker, looking for work on a livestock farm. Have experience with commercial, pedgriee and dairy sheep, calf rearing and fat cattle.
NVQ Level 1,2,3
Mainly Livestock, Mixed Farming, Other
Level 3 extended diploma in agricultural
Level 2 environmental and land based diploma
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Beef, Sheep, Lambing
Telehandler experience using pallet forks, muck bucket, bale spikes and muck grab
Truck and livestock experience
Quad bike and buggy experience and use of rappa electric fencing
Tractor and trailer experience, muck carting and bale carting, topping, hay-bob
TMR feeding - I have done some relief TMR feeding
I have dealt with commercial, pedgriee and dairy sheep and use to run my own small flock.
I have experience in contract calf rearing- rearing up to 2000 calfs a year on milk bar feeders and I have experience handling black and white bulls and fat cattle.
June 2020 - Present. I am currently and GFW on a organic sheep dairy. My main role is assisting the head shepherd in the day to day running of the flock, lambing 400 ewes 6 times a year, vaccinating, worming/drenching, weighing and selecting fat lambs for market, artificial rearing lambs on teat broads, electric fencing and strip grazing, dagging, foot trimming, tagging and footbathing and general sheep checks.
2015- 2020 contract shepherd. I worked as a self employed contract shepherd mainly working on 3 flocks. 1 flock had 1700 commercial suffolk cross ewes lambing from January to March, i also helped out with selecting fat lambs, worming, dagging, foot trimming and foot bathing, vaccinating and electric fencing. The 2nd flock was a 400 head pedgriee Charmoise Hill flock where i helped with lambing, dagging, foot trimming, gathering and moving stock, selecting replacement females and breeding rams and some showing experience. I also have used shearwell data stock
The last farm was my own family farm where we had 400 commercial breeding ewes lambing March / April and rearing up to 2000 claves a year on contract and fattening black and white bulls. I was mainly in control of running the flock and helped out with feeding and rearing calves, weighing, vaccinating, drenching and footbathing.
Start: 01/11/2021 Finish: Not Specified
Midlands or south