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Career and Education Opportunities for Livestock Farmers

In general, livestock farmers attend to live farm, ranch, or aquacultural animals that may include cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses and other equines, poultry, and bees. They also attend to animals produced for animal products, such as meat, fur, and honey.

Select a state from the map below to find education opportunities to begin your Livestock Farmer career.

STATES WITH Livestock Farmer OPPORTUNITIES

Highlighted states contain educational opportunities in Farming

JOB DESCRIPTION: Livestock Farmer

Livestock Farmer video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Livestock farmers feed and water livestock; and monitor food and water supplies. Finally, livestock farmers move machinery or livestock from one location to another, manually or using trucks or carts.

Every day, livestock farmers are expected to be able to evaluate problems as they arise. They need to control objects and devices with precise control. It is also important that they maintain precise control of objects and devices through a range of movements.