CV reference number: 59633
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20 year old experienced, hard working female shepherd from hill farm in North Yorkshire. I have a lifetime of experience with sheep and beef, having worked on farms in the UK and New Zealand as a shepherd. I have a good team of dogs and experience in all aspects of shepherding and cattle work. I can complete all required jobs including drenching, vaccinating, calving and lambing, shearing, mustering fields and hills etc. After shepherding for the past couple years as a general shepherd I am ready to take on more responsibility and put my high level of knowledge to the test. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

11 GCSEs all A or A* 3 A levels in chemistry, biology and geography AS level psychology Studying agriculture in my spare time

Equipment experienceTractor, Telehandler/fork lift
Other equipment experience

Can drive a quadbike, basic tractor and telehandler skills and tow a trailer

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Goat, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

Gained a high level of stockmanship whilst growing up on a hill farm in Yorkshire, my skills and knowledge expanded hugely whilst shepherding on a beef and sheep farm in South Yorkshire helping oversee 5000 ewes and 500 suckler cows. Here I would muster sheep, complete all routine practices eg vaccinating, drenching, shearing. Worked on one of New Zealand’s largest stations shepherding 50,000 ewes and 3000 cattle where I completed lambing, calving, docking, weaning, bull testing, vaccinating and shearing. Worked with Beltex New Zealand to successfully import the beltex breed into New Zealand where I lambed pure beltex lambs (embryo transplants) from Romney and Poll Dorset ewes plus recorded their weights, tagged at birth and recorded all dams and sires.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
Profile Picture
SexFemale
Age20
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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5ft 4 fit, healthy female, 60kg ish

Relevant health problems

none

Other Information

none

Marital status

Single

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

Grown up on a beef and sheep farm plus shepherding on a beef and sheep farm in South Yorkshire helping oversee 5000 ewes and 500 suckler cows. Worked on one of New Zealand’s largest stations shepherding 50,000 ewes and 3000 cattle. Worked with Beltex New Zealand to successfully import the beltex breed into New Zealand.

Hobbies

Keen skier and mountaineer and also sail for my local club.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/08/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?preferably north - Cumbria, Scotland, North Yorkshire
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