CV reference number: 49839
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Experienced Shepherd, Stockman, and General farm worker, with 25 years experience.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds, NVQ Level 1,2,3
Other qualifications

Innovis, Fecpak, Faecal egg counting course. Barony College Dumfries NPTC Level 2 Award Transport of animals by road NTC First Aid at work NPTC PA1 Safe use and handling of Pesticides NPTC PA 6 Safe use and operation of Knapsack Sprayer LANTRA Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross cutting Full UK driving licence

Equipment experiencePloughing, Fencing, Telehandler/fork lift, Tracked machine, PA1, Baler, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Tractors, feed mixers, Telehandler, and all equipment associated with livestock management. Also basic cultivation equipment Plough, sprintine cultivator, power harrow, discs and rollers. Grassland equipment Toppers, Mowers rakes, hay turners, rollers, bailers, and wrappers.

Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Beef
Other livestock experience

I have been a shepherd with both commercial and pedigree flocks mainly lowland but also some hill farms. Lambing experience covers both indoor and outdoor. In the past I have also farmed my own sheep on rented land, and run my own sheep contracting business working throughout the UK and France. Lately I have worked mainly with beef enterprises as a Stockman/GFW. Good at Fencing and basic cultivation and grassland tractor work along with fabrication and welding. lately I have been working as a panel beater following the sudden loss of both my working dogs, one to Cancer and the other blindness caused by diabetes, but I'm missing farming so looking for new opportunities as a Stockman/GFW ideally on a family farm.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age56
NationalityEnglish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

Also a qualified Panel beater and spray painter with good mechanical knowledge and excellent welder and fabricator arc- mig - tig and gas.

Marital status

married - independent wife with her own teaching career.

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

Shepherd, Stockman, GFW, Estate work. Ex Army NCO and trained panel beater spray painter.

Hobbies

Fishing, Hill walking.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/05/2018, Finish: 24/06/2028
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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