CV reference number: 47445
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English shepherd, 21 and looking for work in the South East of England. I am an enthusiastic, dedicated and committed person with an excellent educational track record. Keen, hardworking and eager to learn new skills within the agricultural industry. I would love to learn about different sectors of the industry and to be given the opportunity to do so would be wonderful.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management. This was a two year course that meant both practical and academic learning to handle and care for a wide variety of animals and livestock.

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

Have used a JCB loadall to move, scoop and lift objects- I am capable but would need a little more practice. Have done basic tractor driving but would need help learning the hydraulics but I am very keen to learn this but didn't have the opportunity to learn this in previous employment. Have driven trucks with trailers attached, and can reverse them. also have driven quad bikes confidently to herd sheep and to aid in the electric fencing jobs.

Livestock experiencePoultry, Lambing, Sheep, Goat, Beef
Other livestock experience

Worked with sheep carrying out tasks such as worming, ear tagging, foot trimming, vaccinations, jetting the fleeces, medical treatment for fly strike, eye infections, foot rot etc. Have experience moving flocks, flock management, banding and just general maintenance of the health and care of livestock. I also have experience lambing the ewes, as well as taking care of sick ewes and their lambs during the lambing season. Experienced in caring for cade lambs, with health checks and treatment for illnesses and ailments. Some experience in skinning lambs for adoption to ewes. With this I also have some experience in working the sheep dogs for benefit of moving the sheep.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
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NationalityWhite British
First languageEnglish
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Other Information

I am part of the Leighton Buzzard Young Farmers which I enjoy greatly and competing in the regular competitions

Marital status

Have a partner who is willing and very able to work in an arable farm and livestock farm

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

Sparrow Hall Farm - Oct 2014 – Dec 2015 • Maintaining and caring for health of livestock, moving sheep and general flock management, spraying, ear tagging, banding and vaccinating. • Fence maintenance, electric fencing, and basic machine maintenance. • JCB Loadall driving, quad biking, basic tractor driving, and trailer driving experience. • Assisting during lambing, skinning, feeding, injecting and lambing the ewes. • Home care of orphan lambs through injecting antibiotics and care giving. • Basic sheepdog control. Andrew Colinswood, Coombs Farm - June 2013 • Work experience at a local livestock farm, helped to maintain health of sheep, trimmed hooves, insect treatment in fleece. Care of beef stock, feeding and medical care. • General maintenance of farm trailers, fencing, and flooring, helped made stable wall, etc. • Attended sheep market helping to unload, herd sheep and sort for AJ Cornthwaite Agricultural Contractors - June 2011 • Helped to maintain health of sheep, trimmed hooves, insect treatment in fleece, cutting and bailing hay • General maintenance of farm trailers, fencing, and flooring, helped made stable wall, etc. • Attended sheep market helping to unload, herd sheep and sort for sale HULA Animal Rescue - Dec 2013 • Caring for a variety of different animals including, cats dogs, livestock and small mammal • Feeding of animals several times a day. Cleaning and mucking out enclosures



AvailabilityStart: 01/07/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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