CV reference number: 75117
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Irish Stock man looking for work in the UK. 15 years experience with Sheep and Cows.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Level 6 FETAC Agricultural Certificate.

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

Slurry Spreading, Rolling, Harrowing, Fertiliser Spreading, Sheep Shearing Machines. Confident Trailer towing.

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

I previously farmed 300 mules and texel cross mules of my own in Ireland. While working as a self employed farm hand I have worked with a variety of breeds of sheep including, Suffolks, Texels, Charolais, Scottish Black Face, Herdwicks and commercial mules. I am confident with all elements of sheep husbandry and have completed many lambing seasons both indoor and outdoor. Lambing up to 1500 ewes indoors and 500 outdoors. I have worked with a variety of breeds of cows and I am confident with calving. I have experience with de-horning and castrating young calves. I have a small bit of Dairy experience. I also used to breed Pygmy goats and Cobb Ponies.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, international, tractor
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First languageEnglish
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Marital status

I have a partner. Zoe is currently managing a country pub in Cumbria though she would be moving with me to my new job. Zoe comes from a farming back ground and would be happy to help on the farm when required.

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

Since leaving school at 16 I have worked as a self employed farm hand and sheep shearer. I also previously farmed 300 ewes of my own in Ireland. I have worked on a variety of farms, I am confident with all elements of sheep and beef husbandry. I have spent many seasons lambing and calving. I have experience in fencing. I am a professional sheep shearer, I have shorn in the UK, Ireland, Norway and New Zealand.


Sheep Shearing Competitions. I have represented Ireland on numerous occasions. This year I represented Ireland in the 6 nations Machine Shearing. I also made the final of the Senior All Nations Machine Shearing in France this summer.

AvailabilityStart: 20/10/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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