6320-Subsistence livestock farmers

Job Title: 

Subsistence livestock farmers

Job Description: 

Subsistence livestock farmers breed, raise and tend livestock in order to provide food, shelter and a minimum of cash income for themselves and their households.


Tasks include

  • cultivating pastures, or managing grazing lands, and monitoring feed and water supplies needed to maintain condition of livestock
  • monitoring and examining animals to detect illness, injury, or disease, and to check physical condition
  • grooming and marking animals and shearing coats to collect hair or wool
  • herding or leading livestock to pastures, grazing land and water supplies
  • raising, tending, feeding and milking animals or draining blood from them
  • breeding animals and helping with animal births
  • slaughtering and skinning animals and preparing them and their products for consumption or sale
  • carrying out some processing of animal products
  • building and maintaining houses and other shelters
  • making tools, clothes and utensils for use by the household
  • fetching water and gathering firewood
  • buying, bartering and selling animals and some products.
Specific Occupations: 

Subsistence livestock farmer

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International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2306