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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 1213 LIVESTOCK FARMERS


    LIVESTOCK FARMERS plan, organise, control, coordinate and perform farming operations to breed and raise livestock.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    In Australia and New Zealand:

      Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

    Tasks Include:
    • breeding and raising livestock for the production of honey, meat, milk, skins, eggs and wool
    • monitoring and maintaining the health and condition of livestock
    • providing pastures and fodder to maintain appropriate nutritional levels
    • moving livestock to optimise feeding opportunities
    • organising and conducting farming operations such as catching, drenching and milking livestock, sterilising machines, and collecting, grading and packaging produce
    • directing and overseeing general farming activities such as maintaining pens, sheds and cages, fertilising, controlling pests and weeds, and growing fodder
    • maintaining fences, equipment and water supply systems
    • organising the sale, purchase and transportation of livestock and produce
    • maintaining and evaluating records of farming activities, monitoring market activity and planning production accordingly
    • managing business capital including budgeting, taxation, debt and loan management
    • may select, train and supervise staff and contractors

    Occupations:
      121311 Apiarist
      121312 Beef Cattle Farmer
      121313 Dairy Cattle Farmer
      121314 Deer Farmer
      121315 Goat Farmer
      121316 Horse Breeder
      121317 Mixed Livestock Farmer
      121318 Pig Farmer
      121321 Poultry Farmer
      121322 Sheep Farmer
      121399 Livestock Farmers nec

121311 APIARIST

    Alternative Title:
      Beekeeper

    Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and operates apiaries to produce honey, queen bee pollen, beeswax and royal jelly, breed queen bees and pollinate crops.

    Skill Level: 1


121312 BEEF CATTLE FARMER

    Alternative Titles:
      Beef Cattle Farm Manager
      Beef Cattle Grazier

    Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise beef cattle for meat and breeding stock.

    Skill Level: 1

    Specialisation:

      Stud Beef Cattle Farmer

121313 DAIRY CATTLE FARMER

    Alternative Title:
      Dairy Cattle Farm Manager

    Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise dairy cattle for milk, meat and breeding stock.

    Skill Level: 1

    Specialisations:

      Share Dairy Farmer (Aus) / Sharemilker (NZ)
      Stud Dairy Cattle Farmer

121314 DEER FARMER

    Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise deer for meat, velvet, hides and breeding stock.

    Skill Level: 1


121315 GOAT FARMER

    Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise goats for fibre, milk, meat and breeding stock.

    Skill Level: 1


121316 HORSE BREEDER

    Alternative Title:
      Horse Stud Manager

    Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise horses for competition, dressage, eventing, showjumping, riding for pleasure and working.

    Skill Level: 1

    Specialisation:

      Stud Master/Mistress

121317 MIXED LIVESTOCK FARMER

    Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise a variety of livestock.

    Skill Level: 1


121318 PIG FARMER

    Alternative Title:
      Pig Farm Manager

    Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise pigs for meat and breeding stock.

    Skill Level: 1

    Specialisation:

      Pig Breeder

121321 POULTRY FARMER

    Alternative Title:
      Poultry Farm Manager

    Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise chickens, turkeys, ducks and other poultry for eggs, meat and breeding stock.

    Skill Level: 1

    Specialisations:


      Egg Producer
      Hatchery Manager (Poultry)

121322 SHEEP FARMER

    Alternative Title:
      Sheep Farm Manager

    Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise sheep for wool, meat and breeding stock.

    Skill Level: 1

    Specialisations:

      Stud Sheep Farmer
      Wool Grower

121399 LIVESTOCK FARMERS NEC

    This occupation group covers Livestock Farmers not elsewhere classified.

    Skill Level: 1

    Occupations in this group include:

      Alpaca Farmer
      Crocodile Farmer (Aus)
      Dog Breeder
      Emu Farmer (Aus)
      Llama Farmer
      Ostrich Farmer


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