Farm worker, skilled/cattle – 6121 6-24.20

Dairy and livestock producers plan and carry out the necessary operations to breed, raise and tend livestock such as cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, horses, dogs or cats to be used as working, sporting, or pet animals, as well as for meat, milk, hair, hides and other products, for sale or delivery on a regular basis to wholesale buyers, marketing organisations or at markets.

Tasks include –

(a) determining kinds and amounts of livestock and livestock products to be produced;

(b) purchasing animals, producing and purchasing fodder and other supplies;

(c) renting or investing in grazing land, buildings, equipment and machinery;

(d) breeding, raising and tending livestock;

(e) milking animals and shearing sheep;

(f) killing and skinning animals, and preparing animals or animal products for market;

(g) storing and carrying out some basic processing of their produce;

(h) maintaining farm buildings, machinery and equipment;

(i) delivering or marketing farm products;

(j) performing related tasks;

(k) supervising other workers.

Examples of the occupations classified here:

Breeder, cat

Breeder, dog

Farm worker, skilled/livestock

Farmer, dairy

Farmer, horse raising

Farmer, livestock

Farmer, sheep

Farmer, sheep/astrakhan

Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

Department manager, production and operations/agriculture – 1221

General manager, agriculture – 1311

Labourer, farm – 9211

Managing director, enterprise/agriculture – 1210

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