CV reference number: 63184
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Experienced stockman, with a lifetime background in all aspects of farm stock care and management, including both commercial and pedigree animals. Highly motivated and dedicated. Good working dogs.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNCA
Other qualifications

NC in Agriculture 5 O level passes

Equipment experienceTractor, Baler, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

ATV,chainsaw, fencing. All types of tractor work associated with caring for stock - feeding, TMR,bedding,silage work, harvest. Have used a wide range of implements and machinery.

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

Extensive experience working with large herds of suckler cows/ beef cattle and with both in bye and hill flocks of sheep. As well as being competent in all the day to day routine tasks, can also do foot trimming, AI and dressing/preparing both the pedigree cattle and sheep for shows and sales. Can also clip sheep. Proficient in all aspects of record keeping.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems


Other Information
Marital status
Where are you currently living?Midlothian
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

Was born and brought up on the family farm and have worked with livestock all my life. Currently self employed - relief shepherding/stockwork. 2016-2018 Self employed. 2010-2016 Farm manager Overall management of enterprise consisting of 150 suckler cows, 1000 ewes (hill and in bye)and 12,000 laying hens.Responsible for 3 members of staff. 2007-2010 Head Stockman Overall responsibility for 300 suckler cows and 500 youngstock. 1998-2006 Head Stockman Overall responsibility for 300 suckler cows and 1000 ewes. 1993-1997 Stockman/Shepherd Day to day care of 200 suckler cows and 800 ewes. 1985-1992 Dairyman Day to day management of 180 dairy cows.

AvailabilityStart: 18/03/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Southern/central scotland
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