CV reference number: 37058
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40yro English hill shepherd / farm worker/ tractor driver available for work will consider anywhere in the UK or Europe,fully experienced in all aspects of sheep husbandry and general farm work and some tractor driving.I have worked in both the UK and France.I am also a semi skilled LGV mechanic.been out of farming for last 4yrs and miss it so looking at getting back into it again.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

Semi qualified city and guilds HGV mechanic.I have also done a dry stone walling course.

Equipment experienceTractor, Baler, Tracked machine, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

Very experienced with quad bike's , bobcat and sheepdog's.Some tractor work ie baling round and small square,rolling,mowing,topping,tipper trailer for muck,grain and silage,raking including class liner twin rota,teddering,TMR feeder Keenan,telehandler but no ticket.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Pig, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

Fully experienced with all aspects of sheep husbandry ie,vaccinating,pour on,dipping,selecting replacements,dagging,footcare,selecting lambs suitable for sale,both night and day lambing both inside and outside,buying and selling breeding stock.All paperwork related to sheep breeding. I have some cow experience ie worming,pour on`s,injecting antibiotics spotting illness,feeding,bedding and some calving.I also have rare breed sheep and cattle experience.Over the winter months I use to help a friend with milking cows,feeding cows in the winter and cleaning the cubicles.also TMR feeder keenan.experinced with electric fencing aswell.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age40
Nationalitybritish
First languageenglish
Other languageslittle french
Pen picture

5ft 5in White male Average build Short hair No tattoos or piercings

Relevant health problems

none

Other Information

I have 7.5t category on my licence and have experience driving them. I am also a semi qualified HGV mechanic so have mechanical experience and can also weld.

Marital status

Single with 1 child

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

Been a shepherd/farm worker for 17 year's working on farms with between 150 up to 2500 ewes.Experienced with all aspects of Shepherding but I don't shear anymore,very experienced in lambing both day or night also I have worked on all types of farms from hill farm's in Teesdale down to dairy farms in Cornwall and also ran a small sheep farm in France farming 400ewes supplying a co-op with lamb.I am also a very capable DIY"er so farm maintenance is not a problem.I have done a dry stone walling course and I have done quite a bit of walling when I lived in Teesdale Co Durham.Very experienced with dogs,quad bikes and tractor work.I also use to milk cows through the winter months when other work was slow.please be aware this is just a small portion of my experience.I have a separate CV detailing my experience in more detail.

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AvailabilityStart: 02/01/2020, Finish: 01/03/2030
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Cornwall
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