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I want to be a Shepard, give me tips

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    I have a yearning to guide sheep in grassy hills.
    Issue is I don't know where to start. No farms around West London, I think.
    I'll do my own research however I wanted some of that "Student Room" exclusive guidance.
    Who can help me fulfil my dream?!
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    I'm serious. I want to herd animals. I keep dreaming about it. Seems fun.
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    (Original post by WoodyMKC)
    Don't shag and/or eat them and you'll probably be fine.
    Spot on.
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    (Original post by Rohan187)
    Spot on.
    Lamb curry though :coma:
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    Learn to spell "shepherd" for starters.
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    (Original post by UWS)
    Learn to spell "shepherd" for starters.
    Who said spelling was a necessity?

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    Lamb curry though :coma:
    Surprisingly, I've never had it.
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    (Original post by Rohan187)
    Surprisingly, I've never had it.
    Two words - Missing. Out.
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    (Original post by UWS)
    Learn to spell "shepherd" for starters.
    Just what I was thinking. LOL.
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    Practice your German.
    And your barking.
    Replace your arms with legs and you're good to go!
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    (Original post by Rohan187)
    Who said spelling was a necessity?.

    There's no such thing as a shepard.

    But if you want to be a shepherd, then perhaps move out of London, live by the countryside, own some land and rear some animals.
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    (Original post by Rohan187)
    I have a yearning to guide sheep in grassy hills.
    Issue is I don't know where to start. No farms around West London, I think.
    I'll do my own research however I wanted some of that "Student Room" exclusive guidance.
    Who can help me fulfil my dream?!
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    I'm serious. I want to herd animals. I keep dreaming about it. Seems fun.
    Apparently theres a national sheep association

    http://www.nationalsheep.org.uk/news...me-a-shepherd/
    http://www.careersearch.com/shepherd/
    https://www.theguardian.com/money/20...ecome-shepherd
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    (Original post by Rohan187)
    I have a yearning to guide sheep in grassy hills.
    Issue is I don't know where to start. No farms around West London, I think.
    I'll do my own research however I wanted some of that "Student Room" exclusive guidance.
    Who can help me fulfil my dream?!
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    I'm serious. I want to herd animals. I keep dreaming about it. Seems fun.
    If you are being serious, apart from learning to spell your future occupation correctly, I think the best course of action would be to apply to an Agricultural College. There is one in Cirencester, or there used to be. I'm assuming you or your family are not from a farming background and therefore have no land? If this is the case after training you would probably need to be a tenant farmer ,which is where a landowner rents out a portion of his land to people for them to use. But you would need to thoroughly look into it,with a business plan etc, to see if it would be economically viable for you.
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    (Original post by UWS)
    There's no such thing as a shepard.

    But if you want to be a shepherd, then perhaps move out of London, live by the countryside, own some land and rear some animals.
    Sir, I am taking the piss.
    Why UK? How much land is left?

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    Practice your German.
    And your barking.
    Replace your arms with legs and you're good to go!
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    Always can count on your wisdom, Mandela.

    (Original post by WoodyMKC)
    Two words - Missing. Out.
    Don't believe it is that good. Tuna sandwiches satisfy me greatly.
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    (Original post by markova21)
    If you are being serious, apart from learning to spell your future occupation correctly, I think the best course of action would be to apply to an Agricultural College. There is one in Cirencester, or there used to be. I'm assuming you or your family are not from a farming background and therefore have no land? If this is the case after training you would probably need to be a tenant farmer ,which is where a landowner rents out a portion of his land to people for them to use. But you would need to thoroughly look into it,with a business plan etc, to see if it would be economically viable for you.
    This is actually very helpful.
    My father has land back in the African lands, but he's new to this. My mother and father both had family members who were farmers. I remember visiting when I was a young'n and being told to stay away from the donkeys.
    Nevertheless, thank you greatly. I am some what seriously interested in becoming some sort of farmer-guy, because why not?
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    Never expected a national sheep association.
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    (Original post by markova21)
    If you are being serious, apart from learning to spell your future occupation correctly, I think the best course of action would be to apply to an Agricultural College. There is one in Cirencester, or there used to be. I'm assuming you or your family are not from a farming background and therefore have no land? If this is the case after training you would probably need to be a tenant farmer ,which is where a landowner rents out a portion of his land to people for them to use. But you would need to thoroughly look into it,with a business plan etc, to see if it would be economically viable for you.
    Can confirm there is one in cirencester. Might also be one in Lackham but I'm not sure.

    Just go somewhere near wiltshire and you'll find lots.
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    Follow the shining star in the sky
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    All jokes aside, how difficult do you gents/ladies believe it is to become an archaeologist, as a hobby, without getting a Masters or a PHD?
    I'm going through all my career options since "artist" is out the window.
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    (Original post by retro_turtles)
    Follow the shining star in the sky
    I was told as a child that shooting stars were thrown by angels towards the devil whenever he wanted to cause trouble at night.
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    (Original post by Inexorably)
    Can confirm there is one in cirencester. Might also be one in Lackham but I'm not sure.

    Just go somewhere near wiltshire and you'll find lots.

    Anywhere away from London basically.
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    hows about a mushroom tip?
 
 
 
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