Other Livestock Farmer

Other Livestock Farmers includes Alpaca Farmer, Crocodile Farmer, Dog Breeder, Emu Farmer, Llama Farmer, and Ostrich Farmer.

Overview

Other Livestock Farmers includes Alpaca Farmer, Crocodile Farmer, Dog Breeder, Emu Farmer, Llama Farmer, and Ostrich Farmer.

Day-to-day

  • breeds and raises animals for the production of a range of products
  • monitors and maintains the health and condition of livestock
  • provides pastures and fodder to maintain appropriate nutritional levels
  • moves livestock to optimise feeding opportunities
  • organises and conducts farming operations
  • directs and oversees general farming activities such as maintaining pens, sheds and cages, fertilising, controlling pests and weeds, and growing fodder
  • maintains fences, equipment and water supply systems
  • organises the sale, purchase and transportation of livestock and produce
  • maintains and evaluates records of farming activities, monitoring market activity and planning production accordingly
  • manages business capital including budgeting, taxation, debt and loan management
  • may select, train and supervise staff and contractors.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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