Tasks

  • monitoring market activity and conditions, determining kinds and amounts of products to produce, planning and coordinating production accordingly
  • raising, feeding and tending animals
  • killing and skinning animals, and preparing animals or animal products for market
  • monitoring and examining animals to detect illness, injury, or disease, and to check physical condition such as rate of weight gain
  • performing duties related to animal reproduction, such as breeding, artificial insemination, and helping with animal births
  • renting or investing in and maintaining and cleaning buildings, machinery, equipment , and structures
  • slaughtering and skinning animals and preparing them for market
  • storing and carrying out some processing of produce
  • promoting and marketing products, arranging the sale, purchase and transportation of stock, produce and supplies and maintaining and evaluating records of activities and transactions
  • training and supervising workers in animal care procedures, maintenance duties, and health and safety precautions

    Educational level

    • Skilled
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