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Animal and Aquaculture Management

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$42,000

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Animal Breeders

Select and breed animals according to their genealogy, characteristics, and offspring. May require knowledge of artificial insemination techniques and equipment use. May involve keeping records on heats, birth intervals, or pedigree.
Agricultural And Industrial Technology: Industrial Technician
Certificate of Achievement
Agricultural Science
AS Degree
Agricultural Science
Certificate of Achievement
Agriculture
AS Degree
Agriculture
Certificate of Achievement

Animal Scientists

Conduct research in the genetics, nutrition, reproduction, growth, and development of domestic farm animals.
Agricultural And Industrial Technology: Industrial Technician
Certificate of Achievement
Agricultural Science
AS Degree
Agricultural Science
Certificate of Achievement
Agriculture
AS Degree
Agriculture
Certificate of Achievement

Animal Trainers

Train animals for riding, harness, security, performance, or obedience, or assisting persons with disabilities. Accustom animals to human voice and contact; and condition animals to respond to commands. Train animals according to prescribed standards for show or competition. May train animals to carry pack loads or work as part of pack team.
Animal Science: Equine Science
AS Degree
Equine Management
Certificate of Achievement
Equine Science
Certificate of Achievement
Equine Science
AS Degree
Equine Science And Management
AS Degree

Aquacultural Managers

Direct and coordinate, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities of workers engaged in fish hatchery production for corporations, cooperatives, or other owners.
Agricultural And Industrial Technology: Industrial Technician
Certificate of Achievement
Agricultural Business
AS-T Degree
Agricultural Business
Certificate of Achievement
Agricultural Business Management
Certificate of Achievement
Agricultural Science
AS Degree

Farm and Ranch Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, or supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, financial, or marketing activities.
Agribusiness: Enology/Viticulture
AA Degree
Agribusiness: Viticulture
Certificate of Achievement
Agribusiness: Viticulture
AS Degree
Agricultural And Industrial Technology: Industrial Technician
Certificate of Achievement
Agricultural Business
AS-T Degree

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

Attend to live farm, ranch, or aquacultural animals that may include cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses and other equines, poultry, finfish, shellfish, and bees. Attend to animals produced for animal products, such as meat, fur, skins, feathers, eggs, milk, and honey. Duties may include feeding, watering, herding, grazing, castrating, branding, de-beaking, weighing, catching, and loading animals. May maintain records on animals; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; assist in birth deliveries; and administer medications, vaccinations, or insecticides as appropriate. May clean and maintain animal housing areas. Includes workers who shear wool from sheep, and collect eggs in hatcheries.
Agricultural And Industrial Technology: Industrial Technician
Certificate of Achievement
Agricultural Science
AS Degree
Agricultural Science
Certificate of Achievement
Agriculture
AS Degree
Agriculture
Certificate of Achievement

First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of animal husbandry or animal care workers.
Agricultural And Industrial Technology: Industrial Technician
Certificate of Achievement
Agricultural Business
AS-T Degree
Agricultural Business
Certificate of Achievement
Agricultural Business Management
Certificate of Achievement
Agricultural Science
AS Degree

First-Line Supervisors of Aquacultural Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of aquacultural workers.
Agricultural And Industrial Technology: Industrial Technician
Certificate of Achievement
Agricultural Business
AS-T Degree
Agricultural Business
Certificate of Achievement
Agricultural Business Management
Certificate of Achievement
Agricultural Science
AS Degree

Hunters and Trappers

Hunt and trap wild animals for human consumption, fur, feed, bait, or other purposes.

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Feed, water, groom, bathe, exercise, or otherwise care for pets and other nonfarm animals, such as dogs, cats, ornamental fish or birds, zoo animals, and mice. Work in settings such as kennels, animal shelters, zoos, circuses, and aquariums. May keep records of feedings, treatments, and animals received or discharged. May clean, disinfect, and repair cages, pens, or fish tanks.
Agriculture: Animal Science
Certificate of Accomplishment
Animal Science
AS Degree
Animal Science
Certificate of Achievement
Animal Science
AA Degree
Animal Science: Advanced
AS Degree
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