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Hardworking, passionate, experienced herdsman/shepherd. Specialising in grassland management and max grass output system.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

2015-2016 Harper Adams University, Shropshire BSc Hons Agriculture with Mechanisation 2012-2015 Harper Adams University, Shropshire FdSc Agriculture with Mechanisation City & Guilds NPTC - Forklift - 2013 City & Guilds Level 2 - Safe Working in Agriculture & Production Horticulture - 2012 City & Guilds NPTC - Tractor - 2013 City & Guilds NPTC - Animal Transport - 2013 2009-2012 Queen Elizabeth’s Academy Trust, Devon A-level Economics & Business A-level English Literature 2007-2009 Appleby Grammar School, Cumbria 11 GCSEs (4A, 3B, 4C) including; Maths, Science and English. Level 1 CLAiT

Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Experience working on an mixed farm with a large arable enterprise. Silaging, cereal harvest, drilling, baling and general yard tractor experience. Telehandler ticket

Livestock experienceLambing, Sheep, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Relief milking, sole charge for progressive and expanding herds. General flock and herd health management.  Milking, mastitis management, herd tests, relevant paper work/accounts, general herd health checks, calving, calf care.  Relief Lamber - Lambing, general flock health checks, leading out, cattle health checks, vaccination. Lambing, scanning, shearing.

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

I am passionate about grassland management and improving grazing for better returns.

Marital status


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

First Generation farm worker. Experienced in a diverse range of farming and systems. Passionate and hardworking. 2016- Current Self-employed Relief Service – providing Herd management, relief milking, sole charge for progressive and expanding herds. Sheep Farmer – specialising in cell grazing and progressive extensive flock management. 2015-2016 Research Assistant – Crop and Environment research Centre. Assisting commercial trials, working within a large team. 2013-2014 Year In Industry – Farm Labourer,  – Beef, Sheep and Arable farm. Duties including; General flock and herd health management, land maintenance and arable operations. 2013 – Summer Relief Milker - Pedigree Jersey Ice Cream Farm. Duties including; twice daily milking, show cow preparation, general herd health checks, calving, calf care. 2013 - Easter Relief Lamber - Upland commercial sheep and cattle Lambing, general flock health checks, leading out, cattle health checks, vaccination. 2009 - 2012 Flock Manager - Ashdown Flock - Pedigree Blue Faced Leicester’s General flock health checks, lambing, scanning, shearing, admin, buying and selling of stock at markets.


2 Labradors, small flock of nz Romney/southdown sheep

AvailabilityStart: 01/12/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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