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45-2021.00 - Animal Breeders

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Feed and water animals, and clean and disinfect pens, cages, yards, and hutches.

45-2093.00 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
  • Feed and water livestock and monitor food and water supplies.
  • Clean stalls, pens, and equipment, using disinfectant solutions, brushes, shovels, water hoses, or pumps.
  • 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.
  • Milk animals such as cows and goats, by hand or using milking machines.
  • 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.
  • Protect herds from predators, using trained dogs.
39-2021.00 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions.
  • Perform animal grooming duties, such as washing, brushing, clipping, and trimming coats, cutting nails, and cleaning ears.
  • Transfer animals between enclosures to facilitate breeding, birthing, shipping, or rearrangement of exhibits.
  • Exercise animals to maintain their physical and mental health.
  • Find homes for stray or unwanted animals.
47-4071.00 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners Bright Outlook
  • Operate sewer cleaning equipment, including power rodders, high-velocity water jets, sewer flushers, bucket machines, wayne balls, and vac-alls.
  • Clean and repair septic tanks, sewer lines, or related structures such as manholes, culverts, and catch basins.
  • Clean and disinfect domestic basements and other areas flooded by sewer stoppages.
  • Start machines to feed revolving cables or rods into openings, stopping machines and changing knives to conform to pipe sizes.
47-3015.00 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Bright Outlook
  • Clean shop, work area, and machines, using solvent and rags.
  • Immerse pipe in chemical solution to remove dirt, oil, and scale.
  • Clean and renew steam traps.
45-1011.08 First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers
  • Perform the same animal care duties as subordinates.
  • Study feed, weight, health, genetic, or milk production records to determine feed formulas and rations and breeding schedules.

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