CV reference number: 22819
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Shepherd Age 30 With own Working dogs. Currently living and working West of Scotland

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNDA, NVQ Level 1,2,3, Btec, City and Guilds
Other qualifications

Level 2 National Certificate in Agriculture (City and Guilds) Level 3 National Diploma in Agriculture (BTEC)

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Baler, PA1, PA2, Tracked machine, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Fencing, Ploughing
Other equipment experience

I have operated most large arable farm equipment

Livestock experienceBeef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

As a Shepherd I have done most stock work from shearing to selecting/grading lambs for slaughter, working mobile handing systems, gathering Hill on large Farm/estates. Also hand a lot of experience working with cattle across Scotland, from calving to handing,jagging,dosing and clipping cattle for market.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age30
NationalityWhite British
First languageEnglish
Other languagesNone
Pen picture

5.8

Relevant health problems

none

Other Information
Marital status

Young Family with 2 kids.

Where are you currently living?Helensburgh
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

I come from a farming back ground and understand the modern methods of farming in the UK. I have worked on large hill farm in the Scottish Borders and the West coast of Scotland. I also have my own working dogs. Work Experience Arable Operator Duties included operating self-propelled sprayer, fertilizing with fertilizer spinner and all other general farm work. I also help run a flock of 250 North Country Mules farmed on an intensive scale including early lambing over the Christmas period with a two week lambing period due to sponging. During the summer months I worked long hours anywhere from 80 - 110+ hours a week. Worked on an Estate as Head shepherd, Duties were to look after 600 ewe lambs and lamb 150 Theaves to produce top quality breeding stock for the south of England. Also Estate Maintenance, fencing and forest clearing.  Shepherd on the borders of Scotland working with 1000 Scott’s mules and 1000 Blackface and 200 head of cattle. My Duties include vaccinating Ewes & lambs, keeping on top of feet problems, gathering sheep from the Hill. Drawing Lambs for market. and general stockman ship.Head shepherd/sole at Ladykrik estate working 1000 easy care and 500 chiviots across 550 acres with a mobile rapper handing systems.

Hobbies

Enjoy spending time with my family also like country side activities like clay shooting.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 08/07/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Scotland
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