Livestock Farm Workers (other)

Also known as Deer Farm Worker, Emu Farm Worker, Goat Herder, Ostrich Farm Worker, Piggery Worker.
This occupation group covers Livestock Farm Workers not elsewhere classified.
Training time - No data available -
Average pay $41,223
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size - No data available -

What does a Livestock Farm Workers (other) do?

  • patrolling, inspecting and reporting on the condition of livestock
  • providing livestock with feed and water
  • assisting with maintaining the health and welfare of livestock
  • mustering and droving livestock to milking and shearing sheds and between paddocks to ensure sufficient feed is available
  • washing and cleaning udders, and attaching milking machines to udders and milking cows
  • collecting eggs and placing in incubators
  • herding sheep for shearing and keeping mobs separate during shearing
  • spreading fleeces on skirting tables for classing, pressing wool and branding bales
  • exercising horses by walking, riding, leading and swimming, and attending to horses at track work, barrier trials and races
  • cleaning stables and hatcheries, storing bedding and performing minor repairs on fixtures, buildings and fences

Related courses

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Certificate III in Pork Production
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