Enthusiastic, experienced Sheperd/livestock worker required for livestock farm near Dunstable. You will be required to take day to day charge of management of the 1500 ewe flock and grazing cattle.
1000 acres,1500 lambers, 450 cattle plus sheep trading business. Candidate to work as part of team of 4 but must be able to work on own initiative; the successful candidate will have responsibility for all the sheep and any cattle grazing away from the home farm. A good knowledge of grassland management will be a great asset. Driving licence (inc. trailer towing) essential. It is hoped the successful applicant for this progressive long term position will assume responsibility for this high acheiving closed Beltex flock continuing the innovation of the owner and current incumbent. Beds/Bucks borders
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2 Bed flat in farmyard comes with the job. Farm located in open countrside but within 1 mile of village shops and has 4 major towns within 10 miles. Easy access to London via train and M1.
within walking distance
Full UK Driving Licence
This job has unexpectly become available as the current incumbent is having to return to Northern Ireland for family reasons. We are on the best of terms and he has agreed to stay until the post is filed upto end of Jan 2022. He is available anytime to discuss the job. Ideally there will be a handover period of a couple of weeks. This family farm is very well equiped with modern buildings, handling equipment and vehicles.