Balnakeil Farm, Durness is looking to appoint a working farm manager. This is an excellent opportunity for a hard working individual to take responsibility for this hill and upland unit producing quality store lambs, draft ewes and tups as well as pedigree Aberdeen Angus calves.

Balnakeil is a well equipped farm with modern buildings running approx. 800 Cheviots, with all lambs not retained for breeding sold store, as well as 50 Spring calving Aberdeen Angus cows, with all calves moved off farm at weaning.

The successful applicant will:
• have the ability to work on their own as well as organising contractors to assist in seasonal work as required.
• have experience with both sheep and cattle as well as experience with tractor work, primarily for winter feeding of cows.
• be proficient in keeping livestock and medicine records
• have good communication skills to liaise with off farm management
• have good dogs
• take pride in working to high standards and have the commitment and motivation to take the farm forward

An excellent employment package will be offered to the successful applicant. For more information, or to apply, please email or write to :
Andrew Elliot, Blackhaugh, Galashiels, TD1 1TW

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