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Farm Animal Caretakers

On the Job


Farm Animal Caretakers attend to farm, ranch, or water animals. This may include cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, horses, fish, or bees. They may feed, water, herd, brand, or otherwise handle animals. They may maintain records.

Physical Demands   

This career requires time standing, walking, or running.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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