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Job | Ref No - 19866

Job for a Shepherd in <=>Northumberland<=>

Farm TypeBeef, Sheep

Looking for an experienced Shepherd to look after 1500 hill sheep in the Cheviot hills. 

We are a closed flock and run around 2600 sheep breeding our own replacements including Rams.  We run Scottish blackface and cheviots.  We also run 700 inbye mules/ Suffolk cross ewes.  We also have 60 Valais Blacknose sheep. The farm runs 2 shepherds, so must be willing to work along side other people. Must have working dogs. 

The farm is a privately owned Family run farm in the Northumberland national park and also runs 3 shepherd huts.  We also run 200 head of suckler cattle and 30 pedigree Aberdeen angus.

AreaNorth East
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/06/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeSheep, Shearing
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

2 bedroom house newly renovated with central heating on Farm.No Smoking in property good school 5 miles away local town Alnwick

Distance from shops and amenities6miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

No time wasters, you must have 20-30 years experience working with sheep

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