CV reference number: 49494
CV HeadlineHighly experienced Shepherd /Stockman /Manager available due to a change in farming policy.
Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds, NDA
Other qualificationsCity & Guilds level 1 Agriculture NDA Livestock (Askham Bryan) Telehandler PA1 & PA2a Sheep dip Chainsaw upto CS14 Trailer test 7.5 tonne licence Firearms certificate upto .243 Shotgun certificate
Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, PA2, PA1, Tractor
Other equipment experiencePA1 & PA2A Telehandler Full driving licence including trailers and upto 7.5 tonnes Highly competent tractor driver Skilled fencer Advanced chainsaw certification
Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experienceLifetimes experience in all aspects of sheep and cattle husbandry and management. Confident and capable of sole charge, and well motivated to work on my own or as part of a team. Experienced record keeper
Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
First languageEnglish
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Relevant health problemsNo relevant health issues
Other InformationI have been an active member of Hope Valley YFC, competing in stock judging and fencing, winning the fencing as English champions at fencing Highly experienced in 4x4 and quad biking. I am used to hilly ground with tractor and vehicles.
Marital statusI am married with two sons, Joe, 18, and Louis, 15. My wife, Rachael has a lifetime of equestrian experience, as both a horse trainer, and a riding instructor. She has ridden dressage to Prix St George, and spent many years as a Pony Club instructor. She is also a very competent lamber.
Where are you currently living?Powys
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming backgroundRecently managing 2000 ewes and 300 suckler cows on an upland farm in Mid Wales. Nantycordy Farm (Powys) Ltd Full Autonomy for day to day management and planning, including purchasing and marketing. 8 years at this position. Previously 12 years managing 60 suckler s and 800 ewes on an upland farm IN the same village,Treboeth Farm Ltd again with full control and budgeting. Before this, experience with dairy herd management, and as a self employed fencing and silaging contractor around Hope Valley and the surrounding areas. Highly qualified chainsaw operator, qualified to NPTC CS 14, multiple hung up trees. Very confident sheep dog trainer and handler. Fully competent in all grassland tractor work, and crop establishment.
HobbiesOutside work, I am very involved with my local rugby club, Luctonians RFC, and have coached all age groups from U6, to U16s. I now manage the Colts squad (U19s) I train my own sheep dogs as and when needed and really enjoy doing this. Family is important and we spend whatever free time I have together. I enjoy Rugby, golf and shooting.
AvailabilityStart: 03/07/2017, Finish: 01/01/1970
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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