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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.

To become an Other Livestock Farmer

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