Our Estate is a 1458 acre organic livestock farm situated a few miles north of Hadrian's Wall in north Cumbria. The cattle and sheep are also Pasture for Life certified. We are also involved with Regenerative farming methods and have a comprehensive Stewardship agreement with English Nature, For stock we have around 250 Belted Galloways cows and followers; 600 Blackface and Cheviott ewes; Tamworth and GOS pigs; Poultry - layers and table birds. A lot of what we rear goes through our on farm butchery for direct sales or through farmers' markets.
The job includes :
livestock work - handling, vaccinating, sorting, feeding, shearing, working a sheepdog
farm machinery - ATV, tractor work including silaging
maintenance - fencing chainsaw work
Enthusiasm and attention to detail are important
Good English required along with references
Further training available for the right candidate
ideal skills, shearing; sheepdog handling; trailer licence; silaging
Finish: Not Specified
40 Basic and alternate weekends
£15 weekly plus a deposit
Small 3 bedroomed cottage with garden. Council tax c£1000 per annum. Meat and wood from the farm.
Full UK Driving Licence
Job can start as soon as possible.