CV reference number: 41165
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I am currently a full time shepherd working for Chris and Caroline Hodgkins (Wairere UK) running 3500+ Performance recorded nz Romney’s. I have the experience and the ability to do all shepherding tasks including but not limited to crutching, shearing, drench, performance recording, lambing, electric fencing (Rappa), erect permenant stock fencing, follow biosecurity protocols and run a flock to a high welfare standard. I have a National diploma in Animal Management, BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science and a PG Dip Veterinary Microbiology, U.K slaughtered licence and hold a clean full UK licence including a full trailer licence

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsMSc, Btec, City and Guilds
Other qualifications

BTEC ND Animal Management BSc (hons) Bioveterinary Science MSc Veterinary Microbiology (PG dip)

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

Quad bike Rappa Tractor Loader Digger Various other equipment

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

I have extensive shepherding experience and a lot of cattle experience. I can carry out all shepherding tasks required (dipping licence booked).

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5'10", 13st

Relevant health problems
Other Information

I have 2 trained working sheepdog, capable of working both large and small numbers

Marital status


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

I have been brought up with sheep and worked with them all of my life. I have worked on two dairy farms (part time while at college), ran a small beef herd (100 fattening), multiple farms lambing, owned a shepherding company which assists people with all shepherding needs both commercially and hobbyists). I have also worked in an abattoir for 2yrd and am a fully licensed slaughterman with nine tickets. I have done various contracting for farms including rounding up, spongeing, crutching, shearing, performance recording and currently do all the above and more on a daily basis . In addition to my practical experience I also have a strong scientific background having obtained my BTEC ND animal management, BSc (hons) Bioveterinary Science and PG Dip in Veterinary Microbiology.


Occasionally shoot. Train my own sheep dogs. Restoring a vintage tractor

AvailabilityStart: 13/07/2018, Finish: 02/11/2017
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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