Animal Scientists

Animal Scientists

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

Key Competencies * Integrity * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Analytical Thinking * Initiative * Achievement/Effort * Innovation * Persistence * Independence * Leadership

Representative Tasks * Study nutritional requirements of animals and nutritive values of animal feed materials. * Advise producers about improved products and techniques that could enhance their animal production efforts. * Develop improved practices in feeding, housing, sanitation, or parasite and disease control of animals.


Educational Services, Professional Scientific & Technical Services,

Job Family Life, Physical, and Social Science

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