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19-1011.00   Animal Scientists

O*NET SOC Title
Animal Scientists
Lay Titles
Animal Anatomist
Animal Behaviorist
Animal Biologist
Animal Breeder
Animal Breeding and Genetics Professor
Animal Geneticist
Animal Husbandman
Animal Management Systems Specialist
Animal Nutrition Consultant
Animal Nutritionist
Animal Science Professor
Animal Science Section Leader
Animal Scientist
Companion Animal Manager
Extension Animal Scientist
Professor-Associate Department Head-Animal Science
O*NET SOC Description
Conduct research in the genetics, nutrition, reproduction, growth, and development of domestic farm animals.
O*NET SOC Tasks
Advise producers about improved products and techniques that could enhance their animal production efforts.
Conduct research concerning animal nutrition, breeding, or management to improve products or processes.
Crossbreed animals with existing strains or cross strains to obtain new combinations of desirable characteristics.
Determine genetic composition of animal populations and heritability of traits, using principles of genetics.
Develop improved practices in feeding, housing, sanitation, or parasite and disease control of animals.
Research and control animal selection and breeding practices to increase production efficiency and improve animal quality.
Study effects of management practices, processing methods, feed, or environmental conditions on quality and quantity of animal products, such as eggs and milk.
Study nutritional requirements of animals and nutritive values of animal feed materials.
Detailed Work Activities