CV reference number: 67649
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22 year old shepherd willing to learn about cattle and the dairy industry. I am looking for work in the somerset area and with someone willing to guide a willing and enthusiastic learner. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

IMI Lvl 3 mechanics on HGVs

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

I have experience using a Massey ferguson tractor to scrape the yard and also older tractors. I have used the front loader of the Massey to layout 300 bales in a field ready fr the winter. I unfortunately do not have allot of experience with using equiptment attached to the tractor apart from a mower from when i assisted a local farmer to mow some fields ready for silage.

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

I have experience of administrating medicine to sheep and also clipping the feet and tails ready for tupping and lambing. I also have 1 month experience in a herringbone parlour until the farmer had to sell his farm. I assist local farmers when they are busy or have TB testing to be done.

Type of farming wantedMixed Farming
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age22
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems

No health problems

Other Information

I show my grey faced dart moors at various local shows and have won some of the classes i have entered.

Marital status

I have a wife and 1 son (2 years old) with another child on the way due july time

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

In 2016 I moved to Somerset to start up my own small holding of grey faced dartmoors. I Have been expanding my flock since then and have successfully lambed 2 years and each year have had 2 twin lambs and 2 single lambs who are now part of my 18 head flock. To improve my farming knowledge, I have worked with a local beef farmer during the Christmas period; and also a farmer who helped me understand more about dairy cattle and how to care for them and there calfs correctly but unfortunately he had to sell his farm.

Hobbies

Outside of work i care for my flock of sheep and also help a local sheep farmer with some tasks.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 21/12/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Somerset or dorset
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