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Job | Ref No - 15386

Experienced Shepherd for a permanent job on our <->Shropshire<-> Farm

Farm TypeSheep, Beef

We are looking for an Experienced Shepherd to look after 800 Commercial Ewes, 60 Pedigree Blue Texel Ewes and 40 Pedigree Suckler Cows.   You will be responsible for the care and day to day management of all of our livestock on the farm together with fencing and farm maintenance duties.

Experience of good grassland management is essential as we are looking to increase grass output and flock numbers.

Experience of bringing out Sheep for Show or Sale would be an advantage but not a requirement

The farm is an all grass farm on the Shropshire Hills in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.   It is a Natural grass growing farm with good infrastructure, excellent buildings and Handling Equipment together with Modern machinery.

A competitive salary is available for the right candidate together with a good CH House.

The position has the potential to lead to a share farming arrangement.

AreaWest Midlands
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/09/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
HoursFull time position
Employment TypeLambing, Sheep, Fencer, Beef
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

A good CH house is available with the position.   The farm is situated 10 miles from Shrewsbury and 4 miles from Church Stretton with a number of excellent schools located within a 6 mile radius,

Distance from shops and amenities
Smokers Accepted?
Other Information

The position has the potential to lead to a share farming arrangement.

This position is a permanent full time post and it is a requirement that you can speak good English.  

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