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45-1011.08 - First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers

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Study feed, weight, health, genetic, or milk production records to determine feed formulas and rations and breeding schedules.

45-2093.00 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
  • Feed and water livestock and monitor food and water supplies.
  • Herd livestock to pastures for grazing or to scales, trucks, or other enclosures.
  • Shift animals between grazing areas to ensure that they have sufficient access to food.
  • Protect herds from predators, using trained dogs.
  • Groom, clip, trim, or castrate animals, dock ears and tails, or shear coats to collect hair.
  • Spray livestock with disinfectants and insecticides, or dip or bathe animals.
  • Milk animals such as cows and goats, by hand or using milking machines.
39-2021.00 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions.
  • Exercise animals to maintain their physical and mental health.
  • Perform animal grooming duties, such as washing, brushing, clipping, and trimming coats, cutting nails, and cleaning ears.
  • Find homes for stray or unwanted animals.
  • Transfer animals between enclosures to facilitate breeding, birthing, shipping, or rearrangement of exhibits.
45-2021.00 Animal Breeders
  • Feed and water animals, and clean and disinfect pens, cages, yards, and hutches.
  • Bathe and groom animals.
  • Clip or shear hair on animals.
39-2011.00 Animal Trainers Bright Outlook
  • Feed or exercise animals or provide other general care, such as cleaning or maintaining holding or performance areas.