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6121 DAIRY AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS
 


    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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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.