Headed to Mir, Jerusalem Elul 5775/5776...so please understand that I'm not ignoring you if you I don't answer your ping for a long time
I really am a shochet -- currently working on my license to kill (=ktav kabbalah).
My shechita record (kosher/total) is currently:
In case you were wondering about my misspelled username....
English translation of the Simlah Chadasha may be found here.
Since it might make a difference: if I quote from שמירת שבת כהלכתה and don't specify which edition it was, it's the second edition (red cover).