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Lambing List 2019/2020

D & S Prince. Highfield House Farm, Darley Road, Stonedge, Ashover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. S45 0LW. Contact 07968701780 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 03/02/2020 for 6 weeks with 140 PEDIGREE TEXELS & BELTEX + EMBRYO RECIPIENTS ewes indoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation may be provided.
We begin lambing in the first week of Feb with the pedigree Texels & Beltex which have all been ai'd. This means they should all lamb within 10 days giving us a break till the next lot of embryos start with the ai repeats 17 days later. Some nights will be required and experience of pedigrees would be an advantage.
Advert added to NSA website on 17/10/2019.
Frank Marrison. 18 Eccles Close, Hope. S33 6RN. Contact 07779398957 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 08/11/2019 for 3 weeks with 270 ewes indoors and outdoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Mule, Masham, Zwartble & Texel ewes. Field next to lambing shed, Solway plastic lambing pens with some lamb adopter fronts and lamb guards to stop lambs escaping and some with corner sections and heat lamps plus ordinary galvanised hurdle pens bucket holders for water and corn, hay baskets for hay.
Advert added to NSA website on 08/11/2019.
Simon Thompson. Culland Hall Farm, Brailsford, Ashbourne, Derbyshire. DE6 3BW. Contact 01335 360247 or 07802 887 814 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 27/03/2020 for 2 weeks with 330 ewes indoors.
2 students with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Pedigree Lleyn performance recorded flock, plus small flock (15) pedigree Jacobs. Indoor Lambing, farm aware and previous lambing experience required. Includes all aspects of lambing, including feeding, straying and recording. High hygiene and animal welfare standards emphasised. Must be able to take initiative. Live in accommodation with own bathroom. All meals provided. Remuneration commensurate with experience. Minimum 2 weeks. Our vets are Derbyshire Veterinary Services; also known as McMurtry and Harding, who will happily provide a reference for us. www.mcmurtryandharding.co.uk; tel. 01335 342227.
Advert added to NSA website on 11/12/2019.
Joshua Greasley. Moodersley Farm, Kedleston, Derby. De22 5JJ. Contact 07866713317 or 01332842691 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 30/03/2020 for 4 weeks with 290 ewes indoors.
1 student with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
1 student with no previous experience in lambing required, however would be more advantageous if you have knowledge of sheep. Looking for students that are keen and willing to to help lamb our 220 commercial ewes and 70 pedigree Texels. 1 week minimum placements although longer placements are preferable, see dates below; Week 1 30th March - 5th April Week 2 6th April - 12th April Week 3 13th April - 19th April Week 4 20th April - 26th April This is a good opportunity to work in a commercial and pedigree environment working alongside our family but also given chances to work independently. As well as lambing, other tasks and skills gained will include medical administration, pedigree performance recording, tail docking, castrating, tagging, and using current technology (EID reader) (training will be provided for each of these areas if appropriate and shown competence). Prior work experience volunteers have been provided with good references for university applications/further placements and jobs these have included Veterinary Medicine and agricultural courses. Farmhouse accommodation and cooked meals provided (dietary requirements can be met), need to be willing to mix with family and dogs. Thanks for reading.
Advert added to NSA website on 26/12/2019.
Brogan Cranfield . Copy Lawn Farm, Edenham, Bourne, Lincs. PE10 0LL. Contact 07791896727 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 05/03/2020 for 2 weeks with 250 ewes indoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
250 mainly Texel x Mule ewes lambing indoors to Texel, Beltex and Rouge tups. Intensive system with high attention to detail. Role would include all aspects of lambing work. Happy to provide accommodation and food.
Advert added to NSA website on 06/01/2020.
Tom Marsden. Green Lane Farm, Cold Hanworth, Lincoln. LN2 3RG. Contact 07889580744 or 07540062042 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 15/03/2020 for 3 weeks with 330 ewes indoors.
1 student with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
We are a family run farm lambing a mixed flock to texel rams, run alongside our arable and pig enterprises. A keenness and desire to learn is more important than experience, with the opportunity to work with all aspects of lambing will be given to the right person. The flock has been scanned at 200%, a proportion of which will lamb in the following 3 weeks. Accommodation can be provided, in a central heated, double glazed mobile home located at the farm, which is in a isolated location. Some meals can be provided but a degree of independence is required. Late night work is not essential.
Advert added to NSA website on 15/01/2020.
J & A M Battye. Firs Farm, Ringinglow Rd, Sheffield. S11 7TD. Contact 0114 2301169 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 01/04/2020 for 3 weeks with 420 ewes indoors.
1 student with no previous experience required; accommodation not provided.
Had vet students on placement for many years, usually for 2-3 weeks. Mainly Mules and some Suffolk x, & Meatlink x ewes. Lamb 100+ ewes end January then we have around 420 to lamb in April. Also have suckler cows & 40 acres of arable.
Advert added to NSA website on 29/01/2020.
Jim Barber. Brookbank Farm, Crewe. CW4 8BX. Contact 07801439062 or 07983 680196 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 15/04/2020 for 4 weeks with 170 ewes indoors and outdoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation may be provided.
Flock mainly Suffolk x and Charolais x ewes with the odd Mule. Also have a small Suckler Herd which are due to calve Mid April/May. Keen and willing Student with initiative required for 4 weeks starting mid April, experience an advantage but not essential. Orphan pen with shepherdess buckets, Ewes split into groups - singles/twins/triplets. Other experience learned will include medical injections, tail docking, castrating, tagging, record keeping and reporting info to farm office.
Advert added to NSA website on 30/01/2020.
Daniel Kirkwood . Burley Fields Farm, Bent Lane, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire . DE4 2HN. Contact 07921147230 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 01/04/2020 for 2 weeks with 455 ewes indoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation may be provided.
Lambing starts on the 1st of April. The flock consists of mules and Lleyns and will lamb inside in a well equipped shed. All ewes will be grouped according to number of lambs being carried. Previous experience preferred, but not essential as training etc will be given. Also run a suckler cow herd which start calving at the end of January.
Advert added to NSA website on 30/01/2020.
Elly Daw. Foley Farm, Upper Longdon . WS15 1PX. Contact 07515098351 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 24/04/2020 for 3 weeks with 340 ewes indoors and outdoors.
1 student with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Placement for enthusiastic student, no experience necessary, but must want to learn and be willing to get stuck in. 340 welsh mules, singles and triplets inside, twins outside. Opportunity to join hard working team, and get experience across all aspects of shepherding. Looking ideally for someone friday/sat/sun, with food and accommodation included, but open to discussion. Sense of humour is essential.
Advert added to NSA website on 31/01/2020.
Robert And Karen Greaves. Moorleys Farm, Gayton, Staffordshire . ST18 0HW. Contact 07970448089 or 07970702424 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 29/03/2020 for 2 weeks with 600 ewes indoors.
1 student with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Closed flock Texel x ewes sired by NZ Texel tups, easy lambing indoors and outside. Raddle marked and scanned. Food and accommodation provided . Must have a clean driving licence. Non smoker please.
Advert added to NSA website on 02/02/2020.
David Brough. Chawners Farm, Macclesfield Road, Leek, Staffordshire. ST13 8PW. Contact 07730043938 or 07377405959 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 31/03/2020 for 6 weeks with 130 ewes indoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation not provided.
Texel ewes on a family run sheep and dairy farm. Extensive rather than intensive system.
Advert added to NSA website on 03/02/2020.
Philip Richardson. Throwley Hall Farm, Ilam, Ashbourne, Derbyshire . DE6 2BB . Contact 07803209027 or 01538308202 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 01/04/2020 for 3 weeks with 1100 ewes indoors.
1 student with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Beef and sheep hill farm
Advert added to NSA website on 16/02/2020.