6129-Animal producers not elsewhere classified

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Animal producers not elsewhere classified
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Job Description: 
This unit group covers market-oriented animal producers not classified elsewhere in Minor group 612, Animal producers. For instance, the group includes those those engaged in breeding, raising and tending non- domesticated mammals, game and other birds (except poultry), snails, snakes and other reptiles, as well as various insects and animals used for laboratory tests, for sale or delivery on a regular basis to wholesale buyers, marketing organizations, zoos and circuses, or at markets.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) monitoring market activity and conditions, determining kinds and amounts of products to produce, planning and coordinating production accordingly
  • (b) raising, feeding and tending animals
  • (c) killing and skinning animals, and preparing animals or animal products for market
  • (d) monitoring and examining animals to detect illness, injury, or disease, and to check physical condition such as rate of weight gain
  • (e) performing duties related to animal reproduction, such as breeding, artificial insemination, and helping with animal births
  • (f) renting or investing in and maintaining and cleaning buildings, machinery, equipment , and structures
  • (g) slaughtering and skinning animals and preparing them for market
  • (h) storing and carrying out some processing of produce
  • (i) promoting and marketing products, arranging the sale, purchase and transportation of stock, produce and supplies and maintaining and evaluating records of activities and transactions
  • (j) training and supervising workers in animal care procedures, maintenance duties, and health and safety precautions.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Crocodile farmer
- Fur farmer (non-domesticated animals)
- Game bird breeder
- Ostrich farmer
- Snail breeder


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Pet groomer - 5164
- Zoo keeper - 5164
- Game warden - 5419
- Poultry breeder - 6122

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