Career - Livestock Farmer

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Livestock Farmers will breed and raise livestock for the production of meat, wool, skins, milk, eggs and honey. They will monitor and maintain the health of stock, providing pasture and fodder to maintain appropriate nutrition levels and move or rotate stock to optimise feeding opportunities. They will organise and conduct farming operations such as catching and loading livestock, shearing, milking and sterilising machines and also direct and oversee general farming activities such as fertilising, pest and weed control. They will manage business capital, maintain and evaluate records of farming activities, monitor market activity and plan production accordingly and organise the grading, sale, purchase and transportation of produce. They will inspect and maintain farm buildings, fences, equipment and water supply systems and will recruit and coordinate farm workers and direct them on crop growing and livestock raising and also plan activities to minimise environmental degradation, monitor environmental effects of farming activities and repair existing damage through programs such as tree planting.
Avg Salary
Australia  $53,773 AUD
United Kingdom  £35,000 GBP
United States of America  $69,620 USD
New Zealand  $65,000 NZD
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