Also called: Animal Nutritionist, Animal Scientist, Beef Cattle Specialist, Research and Development Director
What they do:Conduct research in the genetics, nutrition, reproduction, growth, and development of domestic farm animals.
On the job, you would:
- Communicate research findings to the scientific community, producers, and the public.
- Study effects of management practices, processing methods, feed, or environmental conditions on quality and quantity of animal products, such as eggs and milk.
- Conduct research concerning animal nutrition, breeding, or management to improve products or processes.
Math and Science
Arts and Humanities
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Education and Training
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Data base user interface and query software
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