CONTRACT SHEPHERD

United Utilities, Keswick, Cumbria

Job id:
330076456
Published:
21-08-2019
Expires:
20-09-2019
Job type:
Full-time
Job sector:
Agriculture, Forestry, Gardening
Job id:
330076456
Published:
21-08-2019
Job type:
Full-time
Expires:
20-09-2019

CONTRACT SHEPHERD
Westhead Farm, Thirlmere, Cumbria

United Utilities is seeking a passionate contract shepherd to manage its hefted flock of Herdwick sheep on this iconic 1479 ha Lakeland farm. The contract will be for an initial period of 4 years from 1st November 2019.

The shepherd will be responsible for the welfare and husbandry of the flock whilst supporting the Company in delivering the Environmental Stewardship Scheme management prescriptions. The shepherd will need to be enthusiastic about extensive grazing and land management and be able to work in challenging and extreme conditions on this high altitude landholding.

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