West of Peebles, Scottish Borders:
An exciting opportunity for an individual or couple to lead the continuing transition of this Ha upland farm, into a low input, grass-based operation running 1,500 predominantly LLeyn and Romney Ewes with a growing herd of 70 mainly Angus suckler cows. Considerable and ongoing investment in stock improvement and farm infrastructure already underway.
Working as part of a 4 person team, but with primary responsibility for the success of this unit.
3 / 4 Bed on-farm accommodation provided.
Finish: Not Specified
to be discussed
Tidy, warm, 3-bedroom home. The property is well located 2 miles from Peebles which has all the local amenities needed with good schools and 45 mins to Edinburgh
Full UK Driving Licence
This progressive role will allow you to collaborate with the Farm Manager and provide input and assistance, to ensure the overall plan of farming operations are carried out efficiently. To succeed in this role, you will be a positive, organised, and self-motivated individual, who will: •Be an experienced stock person, with an excellent eye for stock health with a variety of stock classes, along with pasture management. •Ability to maintain accurate stock records and tallies •Have an understanding of regenerative farming or willingness to learn . •Good team of dogs capable of undertaking role duties •Great farming skills such as electric fencing, water reticulation. •Current, full drivers licence. •Excellent communication skills within the team, with the ability to work autonomously and show initiative.