Scotland

Lambing List 2018/2019

Derek Corbitt. Derculich Farm, Pitlochry. Ph9 0LR. Contact 07745134730 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 25/03/2019 for 3 weeks with 900 ewes indoors and outdoors.
2 students with previous experience required; accommodation may be provided.
We are lambing 900 ewe. A mixture of scotch mules, texel x and cheviot ewes. I require a day lamber to help me and a confident night lamber. Hours are quite easy 7 to 7 for both lamber. If you require any more info please contact me on 07745134730. Thanks for reading
Advert added to NSA website on 18/10/2018.
Mr Kendall. Drumclog, Strathaven, Lanarkshire. ML10 6QN. Contact 01357 440321.
Lambing starts 22/03/2019 for 6 weeks with 430 ewes indoors and outdoors.
2 students with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Farmhouse accommodation. Meals provided and laundry facilities available. A flock of Scotch Mules to Scottish Blackface lambed indoors and outside. The work is seven days a week but no night lambing required. Had students for over 8 years.
Advert added to NSA website on 23/10/2018.
Bruce Gilchrist. Rawburn Farm Longformacus Duns Berwickshire. TD11 3PG. Contact Mob 07967680761 or Land line 01361 890253 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 25/03/2019 for 3 weeks with 1000 ewes indoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Someone with some past experience for night lambing 12 hour shift 6 pm to 6 am. Well laid out facilities lambing a variety of breeds BF ewe to bfl tup CH ewe to bfl tup Mule ewe to texel tup and Pedigree texel ewe
Advert added to NSA website on 16/11/2018.
D & A Currie. Bellevue Farm, Blackwaterfoot, Isle Of Arran. KA27 8EX. Contact 07740986803 or 07740986803 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 18/03/2019 for 3 weeks with 200 ewes indoors.
2 students with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
We are looking for two people to help lamb our 200 indoor ewe flock. I am happy to spend time explaining and showing helpers what to do and in return look for someone who is keen, enthusiastic and willing to muck in as part of our team. Although experience is not necessary we would be happy to delegate duties to someone who has had some lambing experience.
Advert added to NSA website on 21/11/2018.
Alison Tinto . Colmsliehill, Galashiels, Selkirkshire . TD1 2PZ . Contact 07768860321 or 01896860254 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 19/03/2019 for 2 weeks with 1150 ewes indoors.
2 students with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
1 student required for nights and 1 required during the day to work as a team managing lambed ewes. Must be physically fit. Upland farm, Cheviot ewes housed throughout, rest out in the day in at night. High percentage of triplets, pets reared on a milk machine. Accomodation in the farmhouse, all meals provided. Ideally placement would be for 18 days (can be flexible on dates)
Advert added to NSA website on 22/11/2018.
Andrew Whittam. Dunnabie Farm, Waterbeck, Lockerbie. DG11 3HQ. Contact 01461 600656 or 07542 910640 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 14/04/2019 for 2 weeks with 400 ewes indoors and outdoors.
1 student with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
200 cheviot mules lambed indoors and 200 hill cheviots lambed outside. Accommodation and all meals provided in farmhouse. Can collect from Lockerbie station which is 9 miles away.
Advert added to NSA website on 03/12/2018.
John & Jane Seaton. Knockewart Farm, Ardrossan. KA22 7NU. Contact 07769613259 or 01294835076 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 30/03/2019 for 5 weeks with 350 ewes indoors and outdoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation may be provided.
Student with some experience preferred to work along side us. Mucking in doing day to day duties of feeding, bedding lambing pens, etc to assist lambing and shared night duty. Also calving cows about same time. Someone willing to help out with whatever needs doing. Accommodation and meals provided in farmhouse
Advert added to NSA website on 07/12/2018.
J Scott & Partners. Fearn Farm, Tain. IV20 1TL. Contact 01862832522 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 13/03/2019 for 6+ weeks with 4,000 ewes indoors and outdoors.
2 students with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Our stud flock start lambing on the 13th March which comprises of pedigree Texels, NZ Suffolks and Aberfields. They are all performance recorded and lambed indoors. Our commercial flock then start on the 6th of April comprising of mainly Aberfield cross ewes, lambing a mixture of indoors and outdoors. Previous experience necessary to work as part of well driven and enthusiastic team.
Advert added to NSA website on 11/12/2018.
Mr Hodgkiss. West Brown Castle Farm, Strathaven. ML10 6QW. Contact 01357 440281.
Lambing starts 03/04/2019 for 4 weeks with 400 ewes indoors and outdoors.
2 students with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
We are looking for lambing help with our 400 Texel and Scottish Blackface ewes. We lamb both indoors and outdoors, driven by weather conditions. We would like 2 students, with a little experience preferable. Accommodation provided in farmhouse where all facilities for cooking are provided. ATV experience preferred to cover the 2000 acre farm. Students will be expected to drive.
Advert added to NSA website on 11/12/2018.
J & M Turner. Kildalloig Farm, Campbeltown, Argyll. PA28 6RE. Contact 07979 855930 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 25/03/2019 for 4 weeks with 700 ewes indoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Self catering accommodation provided
Advert added to NSA website on 03/01/2019.
Steve & Jo Andrew. Letter Farm, Dunkeld, Perthshire. PH8 0HH. Contact 01350 724254 or 07821173989 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 31/03/2019 for 4 weeks with 600 ewes indoors.
2 students with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
We are a family farm lambing Lleyn and Texel crosses. They are lambed indoors then put out to grass after two days, so looking for help to work along side us 7 days a week. We will give lots of tuition on lambing, nutrition for new born lambs, bedding, feeding and watering the ewes if no experience. Happy to have prospective students over 16 yrs. Also calving 80 continental cross cows from 2nd week in April. Accommodation is in the main farmhouse, all meals etc provided. Central Perthshire 5 mins drive from the A9 and railway station. Contact Jo by email or phone
Advert added to NSA website on 03/01/2019.
Danny Hyslop. Capenoch, Thornhill, Dumfries. DG3 4LZ. Contact 07713753469 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 20/03/2019 for 3 weeks with 900 ewes indoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Lambing help needed to lamb 900 Greyfaced ewes in Dumfrieshire. The ewes have been scanned and grouped accordingly. Only day lambing, no nights required. payment will be offered for the right, experienced person. A self catering flat will be provided.
Advert added to NSA website on 04/01/2019.
A Leslie & Sons. Laxfirth Farm, Gott, Shetland. ZE2 9SG. Contact 01595840253 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 15/04/2019 for 3 weeks with 800 ewes indoors.
2 students with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Texel x and Shetland x ewes. 3 - 4 weeks lambing.
Advert added to NSA website on 08/01/2019.
George Pate. Stobshiel Mains, Humbie, East Lothian.. EH36 5PD. Contact 01875 833286 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 21/03/2019 for 3 weeks with 780 ewes indoors and outdoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation may be provided.
Our flock is made up of NC Cheviot and Cross ewes. They are outdoors during the day and indoors overnight. References will be required. The Edinburgh city by-pass is 30 minutes drive away. Preferred contact by email.
Advert added to NSA website on 14/01/2019.
Michael Pottinger. Greenland Mains, Castletown, Caithness. KW14 8SX. Contact 07801563508 or 01847821282 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 01/04/2019 for 4 weeks with 1200 ewes indoors.
2 students with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
mixed beef and sheep unit, indoor lambing in modern sheds, ewes and lambs individually penned for up to 24 hours before being ringed and marked then moved in to larger pens of 10 to 15 ewes before being trucked out to fields. Some tractor work possible feeding and bedding sheep and cattle .
Advert added to NSA website on 14/01/2019.
Heather Rae. Ballinluig Grantown On Spey. PH26 3NN. Contact 01479 872868 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 01/04/2019 for 4 weeks with 500 ewes outdoors.
2 students with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Looking for helpers for lambing 300 Black Face and 200 cross sheep outside. A little experience prefered but a willingness to learn, self motivation and to get stuck in are important. Accommodation is a static caravan, Food and meals will be provided.
Advert added to NSA website on 14/01/2019.
Robert Paterson. Over Abington Farm, Abington, Biggar . ML12 6SF. Contact 07718878090 or 07967 743766 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 31/03/2019 for 4 weeks with 240 + 140 ewes indoors and outdoors.
1 student with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
240 cross ewes with multiples indoors. Blackface and north country cheviot hill ewes outdoors. Help required in lambing shed. Previous experience useful but not essential. Accommodation own room in our home and meals provided. Remuneration to be discussed.
Advert added to NSA website on 17/01/2019.
S & V Tillbrook. Tillylodge, Newe Strathdon, Aberdeenshire . AB36 9TG. Contact 07909 576982 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 16/04/2019 for 2 weeks with 300 ewes indoors and outdoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Looking for someone to assist with lambing 300 ewes, mainly NC Cheviots. Accommodation & food etc provided, day shifts but some night shifts may be required. Looking for someone who is caring & hardworking who is happy to get their hands dirty.
Advert added to NSA website on 20/01/2019.
Mark Cockram. Eday Orkney . KW17 2AA. Contact 07930541405 or 01857622262 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 01/05/2019 for 6 weeks with 600 ewes outdoors.
2 students with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
An opportunity to work on a family farm in a unique and remote island environment on one of the north isles of Orkney. Lambing starts 01/05/19 With 180 highlander gimmers to lamb on an outdoor system, all in lamb to highlander tups. The main flock of 420 highlander ewes start lambing 08/05/2019 also on an outdoor system on a 300 acre uninhabited island called Pharay. Help with the end of calving and day to day care of cow and calf will also be required when lambing is slow. We are looking for 2 hard working, enthusiastic people able to work as part of the family who are willing to learn on the job. Accommodation and meals will be provided. Applicant will need a driving licence to drive a JD gator and quad to check flocks and get around farm during the day as night checks not required. Please contact Mark for further information if interested.
Advert added to NSA website on 22/01/2019.
Stewart Kennedy . Borlick, Aberfeldy, Perthshire . PH15 2JP. Contact 07818290021 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 20/03/2019 for 6 weeks with 500 ewes indoors.
1 student with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
We are looking for 1 student to help on our family farm. We have 250 mule and beltex cross ewes start on the 20th of March and 250 Cheviots 3 weeks later. All the ewes are brought into a polly tunnel for the lambing period. There will also be 45 suckler cows calving. Accommodation and meals will be provided in the farmhouse with my parents
Advert added to NSA website on 27/01/2019.
Jim Mclean. Drummond Farm, Evanton, Inverness . IV16 9UU. Contact 07921670640 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 29/03/2019 for 5 weeks with 700 ewes indoors.
1 student with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
700 cheviots lambing indoors, performance recorded, beginning 29th March for approx 5 weeks. Experience not essential but attention to detail and the ability to work alone and as part of a 3 person team. As a team we try to keep things light hearted. Duties would include assisting lambing, cleaning pens, watering/feeding pens. Accommodation on site and meals provided. Located Evanton, approx 25 mins from Inverness.
Advert added to NSA website on 06/02/2019.
Mark French. Stow Galashiels . TD1 2SB . Contact 07557382263 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 07/04/2019 for 4 weeks with 1300 ewes indoors and outdoors.
1 student with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
A flock of Scottish Mules lambed indoors and outside. We are looking for someone to assist indoors with day duties, bedding lambing pens, water buckets etc and be responsible for triplets reared on milk machine, all training given. Happy to work as part of a young team, sharing cottage with other staff.
Advert added to NSA website on 07/02/2019.
Kyle Thomson. Shaws Farm, Newcastleton, Scottish Borders. TD9 0SQ. Contact 01387376757 or 07926523324 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 14/04/2019 for 2 weeks with 460 ewes indoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
This is a night lambing job for 460 North Country Cheviot hill type based on a hill relatively remote hill farm in the Scottish Border near Newcastleton to work alongside a friendly and knowledgeable team. The job will be based solely in the well equipped sheep shed in the farm steading. We are looking for someone who is willing to learn, motivated, reliable and most importantly honest. You would also ideally have a bit of previous lambing experience, at least 2-3 lambings as you will be on your own during the night. Accommodation is available on farm, this is a central heated three bedroom house that will have the essentials in it, such as seating, TV and a bed it is a ten minute walk from the lambing shed. Hours will be flexible as there are busy times as well as quiet times. Wages will be dependent on experience but these will be at least minimum agricultural wage for Scotland. Applicants will also have the experience to gain knowledge from the day lamber who has over 30 years experience of different sheep systems. I myself have just over 7 years of experience of shepherding and have sole responsibility for the flock of 1200 cheviot ewes on this hill farm (I will be lambing the rest of the sheep outside, at quiet times the worker is more than welcome to join me for a run round the outdoor lambing flock) If you have any questions about this job don't hesitate to get in touch on the numbers provided, if there is no answer leave a message and I will get back to you as soon as possible. I appreciate you taking the time to look at this advert and look forward to hearing from interested applicants soon.
Advert added to NSA website on 12/02/2019.
Sam Macdonald. Croismoraig, Isle Of North Uist, Western Isles. HS6 5ET. Contact 01876580658 or 07763903811 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 07/04/2019 for 4 weeks with 800 ewes indoors and outdoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Looking for help lambing 330 Texel cross ewes indoor and 470 Blackface ewes outdoor on a croft in North Uist. There will also be some cows calving outdoor during April. Ewes lambing outdoor are spread over several crofts some of which are miles apart so a driving license would be a big advantage (though not essential). The croft is run by myself and my father. Accommodation can be provided at my parents house. Work will be 7 days a week and rate of pay dependant on experience. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and willing to muck in with the day to day work. This is a unique opportunity to experience lambing on a family run island croft. Dates can be flexible and we may consider someone with no previous experience.
Advert added to NSA website on 15/02/2019.
Dandpjones. Coull Farm, Bruichladdich. PA49 7UT. Contact 01496850317 or 07807597752 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 15/04/2019 for 2 weeks with 700 ewes indoors.
2 students with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Mixed flock of BF ewes to the BF and BFL tup also mules to the Suffolk and Texel tup. Sheep lambed inside put into small pens as they lamb and marked out to fields ideally within 24 hours. Farm is running 700 ewes plus 200 outside 60 cows calved outside apart from heifers and twins, also growing around 80 acres of malting barley. Accommadation is on the farm in a farm cottage. if more than one person they will have to share the house.
Advert added to NSA website on 23/02/2019.
Alastair Mackintosh. Kirkton Of Kingoldrum, Kirriemuir, Angus,. DD8 5HW. Contact 07749841621 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 25/03/2019 for 3 weeks with 600 ewes indoors.
1 student with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Indoor lambing experience available on a mixed upland farm in Angus from 25th March to 15th April. Lambing 600 Texel, Suffolk and Mule ewes in a modern, well equipped set-up. No experience necessary but willingness to learn, enthusiasm and a sense of humour essential. Supervision always available, to gain experience in a busy and varied role. No night lambing will be required. Live in accommodation available with all meals provided. This is a non-smoking environment.
Advert added to NSA website on 25/02/2019.
Billy Fotheringham. Perthshire. PH2 0PU. Contact 07831889525 or 07949258258 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 01/04/2019 for 4 weeks with 2000 ewes indoors and outdoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation may be provided.
Blackface and Scottish Mules. Lamb predominately outside but will have 400 Scottish Mules inside.
Advert added to NSA website on 26/02/2019.
Sue Francis. Balure Farm, Tayinloan, Tarbert, Argyll. PA296XG. Contact 01583441155.
Lambing starts 20/03/2019 for 2 weeks with 250 ewes indoors.
1 student with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Small family farm, North Country Cheviots, so not too many triplets (6 scanned for this year) .
Advert added to NSA website on 26/02/2019.
Brian Macintyre. Feall Farm, Isle Of Coll. PA78 6TB. Contact 07748647818 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 05/04/2019 for 3 weeks with 440 ewes indoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Assisting lambing of 400 Cross Ewes and a handful of Blackies, all indoors on a family run farm on the beautiful Isle of Coll. Accommodation and food provided. Driving Licence and ATV experience would be useful but not essential. Opportunity to get involved in all aspects, but required to assist with feeding,mucking out, bedding of ewes and care of lambs.
Advert added to NSA website on 27/02/2019.
Daye Tucker. Carbeth Home Farm, Balfron. G63 0LF. Contact 01360551060/07570241449 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 12/04/2019 for 3 weeks with 322 ewes indoors.
1 student with previous experience required; accommodation provided.
A recorded flock of pedigree & mixed commercial Lleyns. Carbeth is situated in the scenic Endrick Valley within easy reach of Glasgow, Stirling, Perth & Edinburgh. We seek an enthusiastic, practical Veterinary or Agricultural student to complete our lambing team.
Advert added to NSA website on 03/03/2019.
Stewart Kennedy . Borlick, Aberfeldy, Perthshire . PH15 2Jp. Contact 07818290021 or [email protected].
Lambing starts 15/04/2019 for 2 weeks with 250 ewes indoors.
1 student with no previous experience required; accommodation provided.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, I’m looking for someone to help with 250 Cheviot ewes, some indoors, some outdoors. Duties include looking after individual pens with feed, water and bedding, caring for lambs and general lambing work. Also occasionally assisting with some of the older lambs. There is a number of suckler cows calving at the same time so plenty of experience to be gained.
Advert added to NSA website on 08/04/2019.