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"Animal Scientist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Conduct research in the genetics, nutrition, reproduction, growth, and development of domestic farm animals.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Animal Scientist"

1) Conduct research concerning animal nutrition, breeding, and/or management to improve products or processes.

2) Advise producers about improved products and techniques that could enhance their animal production efforts.

 

3) Study nutritional requirements of animals and nutritive values of animal feed materials.

4) Study effects of management practices, processing methods, feed, and/or environmental conditions on quality and quantity of animal products, such as eggs and milk.

5) Develop improved practices in feeding, housing, sanitation, and/or parasite and disease control of animals.

 

6) Research and control animal selection and breeding practices to increase production efficiency and improve animal quality.

7) Determine genetic composition of animal populations and heritability of traits, utilizing principles of genetics.

8) Crossbreed animals with existing strains or cross strains to obtain new combinations of desirable characteristics.

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Job Description for "Animal Scientist" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Animal Scientist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-R-C        SOC:  19-1011.00


 

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