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Related Occupations for Task
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

Related occupations for task:

Perform duties related to livestock reproduction, such as breeding animals within appropriate timeframes, performing artificial inseminations, and helping with animal births.

45-2021.00 Animal Breeders
  • Select animals to be bred, and semen specimens to be used, according to knowledge of animals, genealogies, traits, and desired offspring characteristics.
  • Observe animals in heat to detect approach of estrus and exercise animals to induce or hasten estrus, if necessary.
  • Package and label semen to be used for artificial insemination, recording information such as the date, source, quality, and concentration.
  • Measure specified amounts of semen into calibrated syringes, and insert syringes into inseminating guns.
  • Inject prepared animal semen into female animals for breeding purposes, by inserting nozzle of syringe into vagina and depressing syringe plunger.
  • Examine semen microscopically to assess and record density and motility of gametes, and dilute semen with prescribed diluents, according to formulas.
  • Attach rubber collecting sheaths to genitals of tethered bull and stimulate animal's organ to induce ejaculation.
45-1011.08 First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers
  • Inseminate livestock artificially to produce desired offspring.