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- Judgment and Decision Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Installation: Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
- Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Advise producers about improved products and techniques that could enhance their animal production efforts.
- Crossbreed animals with existing strains or cross strains to obtain new combinations of desirable characteristics.
- Conduct research concerning animal nutrition, breeding, or management to improve products or processes.
- Learning Strategies: Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
- Science: Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
- Management of Personnel Resources: Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
- Record information relating to animal genealogy, feeding schedules, appearance, behavior, and breeding.
- Dust, spray, or bathe animals to control insect pests.
- Perform office reception duties such as scheduling appointments and helping customers.
- Persuasion: Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
- Instructing: Teaching others how to do something.
- Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Plan and execute animal nutrition and reproduction programs.
- Educate the public about diseases that can be spread from animals to humans.
- Direct the overall operations of animal hospitals, clinics, or mobile services to farms.