Experienced Welsh Shepherd & team of dogs! Managing 3000 hill ewes and followers. General flock & tractor work. Experience with cattle. Team of dogs are experienced in; lambing, shedding, hill gathering, pen work & general field work.
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing
Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
General tractor work; feeding stock, direct drilling, carting stock, carting, fertiliser spreading &
fencing, baling, cultivating, slurry spreading, telehandler&loader experience
Currently Managing general flock work; lambing, FEC & appropriate drenching, shearing, dipping,
vaccinating, rotational grazing etc
- Working within a team but also autonomously
- Sorting and picking finished lambs in the summer/autumn and for the store market in the
- All dog work; moving mobs between blocks, gathering the hill & pen work
- Previous experience of calving & general cattle work
Partner & young child
English & Welsh
Train sheepdogs & huntaways
2010 - Began working fulltime on Family Farm; Beef, sheep & pedigree British blues.
2011 Working in New Zealand for 6 months (Nov-May).
2012 Returned to Wales part time on family Farm & part time at local Dairy Farm.
2013 Began Direct drilling on the home farm and contracting elsewhere in the local
2015 Returned to New Zealand for 6 months (Oct-April).
2016 Returned to Wales full time work on Family Farm.
Managing the daily work for 3000 ewes & followers on an extensive grassland
Mixed Hill & Lowland Farm using a NZ RomneyxWelsh hill breeding ewe.
Grazing system- rotational grazing.
Emphasis on low cost system, less fertilizer, rotational grazing, breeding an efficient
Start: 31/05/2022 Finish: Not Specified
Scotland or Wales