CV reference number: 50971
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 Farm Manager/Shepherd/Stockman Jobs 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

8 `O` Grades at School and various Craftsman Skills/Tests through ATB and the YFC.

Equipment experienceTractor, Fencing
Other equipment experience

Hill Farm type Tractors& Attachments,Argocat,Quad Bikes & Attachments,4x4`s & Livestock Trailers.

Livestock experienceBeef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

I have a vast experience of all aspects of sheep/cattle production, including Breeding Plans, Marketing Plans, Feeding Plans, Health Plans and some showing experience also including the odd judging stints.  I am well used to long days and I am considered a good Team Leader and comfortable with being in charge of both stock and other workers on a day to day basis.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
NationalityUnited Kingdom
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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Born into and brought up on a family hill farm in the Loch Lomond area.

Relevant health problems


Other Information

Past YFC member where I competed at most YFC competitions and held various offices at Club, District, Area and National levels. I also represented my country twice at European events and traveled to the USSR with YF`s. I have also served in office at the local SNFU at both Branch and Area level. I was a SNFU appointment to the working party that set up the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park where I chaired the Land Managers Group.I was subsequently elected to the full Park Board to represent the local ward for 4 years and in that time was trained and served on the Planning Committee and the HR and Employers Tribunal Groups. I have also served my local parish on the community council.

Marital status

Wife,2 young children and my elderly,but active, Father.

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

1981-2012 worked within Family Businesses going from "idiot boy" to working Manager/Grieve, 2012-2014 worked as self employed free lance Shepherd/Stockman, 2014-present Shepherd/Stockman on a small Highland West Perthshire Estate.  I am fully conversant with all aspects of paperwork requirements for running Livestock farms and can present Budgets and Annual Accounts to trial balance stage.


I am an avid rugby man but sadly nowadays watching rather than playing !! I am also a fairly decent standard club curler. I am also a member of the "farmers Choir" that mirrors the Farmers Wives Choir.

AvailabilityStart: 13/07/2018, Finish: 01/01/2035
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionScotland
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