CV reference number: 65888
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Shepherd looking for sole or head shepherd,s position! Reliable, very experienced with excellent attention to detail .Southern England preferred. Owner of Lyndhurst Kelpie stud.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNCA, NDA, City and Guilds
Other qualifications

City and Guilds in Forestry, National Certificate in Agriculture, National Diploma in farm mechanisation.

Equipment experienceTractor, Baler, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing, Ploughing
Other equipment experience

Extensive work with tractors and telescopic handlers, including several seasonal jobs, grain cart, bale cart, ploughing cultivating, drilling etc. Competent in Chainsaw procedures also.

Livestock experienceBeef, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Shepherding since 1990, some of that casual, contract shepherd for the MOD (1995-2005) of 500 outdoor lambing lowland ewes, then owning my own flock of 500 lowland ewes again outdoor lambing. More recently a whole flock contract running 750 lowland ewes lambing indoors. I have some knowledge of running Beef suckler cattle. Working / training Kelpie sheepdogs.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age49
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems
Other Information

I am the UK representative for the Working Kelpie Coucil of Australia. ( Kelpies are sheepdogs )

Marital status

Single, no Children

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

Estate forestry attending Hereford college of Ag during that period as block release , gardener/maintenance for Lord and Lady Head,Lackam college NCA then NDA, from then (1993) Self employed shepherd / GFW.

Hobbies

Cycling, dog training, sheepdog classes, socilising.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 05/11/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Family farm prefered
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