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Abattoir Operative

Abattoir Operative

Abattoir operatives work in abattoirs, preparing animal carcasses before they are passed on to butchers and meat process workers. Meat is easily damaged and contaminated, so abattoir operatives must work on the carcasses immediately after the animals have been killed. They must work accurately and efficiently...

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Agricultural Consultant

Agricultural Consultant

Consultants are normally technical (giving specialist advice on subjects such as nutrition) or business based. The role involves visiting clients and evaluating their needs, collecting and analysing data, solving problems and presenting ideas and results in different foms. You will also have administative...

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Auctioneer

Auctioneer

The auctioneer must be competent in the assessment of the monetary value of animals. Horses, sheep, cattle etc.

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Bee Farmer

Bee Farmer

Bee farmers keep hives of bees, collecting the honey they produce to sell to individuals or wholesalers. They also make products from beeswax, such as candles and furniture polish. The work involves: Regular inspections of all the hives, mending and repairing hives, collecting frames from hives and extracting...

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Farm Manager

Farm Manager

Farmers should enjoy working outdoors and be physically fit since the work can include hard manual labour. To guide the farm workers good leadership qualities and interpersonal relationships are necessary.Knowledge of the correct breeding and feeding programmes associated with different animals. Farmers...

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Farm Worker

Farm Worker

A farm worker (livestock) looks after animals on a farm or estate. The work varies depending on the type of farm and breed of animal they work with, for example: Hill farms where large areas are grazed by a flock of sheep. A smaller, more intensive environment such as a dairy farm. Indoor units housing...

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Fish Farmer

Fish Farmer

Fish farmers breed and rear fish and shellfish for sale, mostly for food. Some fin fish, though, are bred for angling and for ornamental pools. The main areas of work in fish farming are: Feeding - they feed the fish by hand or by filling hoppers that then feed the fish automatically. Grading fish -...

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Fisherman

Fisherman

Fishermen/women/Skippers are part of a fishing vessel's crew, travelling out to sea in order to catch fish. Their working environment is tough and potentially dangerous. The work includes: Operating fishing gear. Sorting, gutting and storing fish. Repairing nets and equipment. Keeping the vessel clean...

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Gamekeeper

Gamekeeper

Main responsibilities include managing game populations for shooting, organising events, managing habitat, training and working with gun dogs, keeping records, breeding gamebirds and controlling predators. You will also need to keep up to date with relevant legislation.

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Meat Inspector

Meat Inspector

Primary roles include making sure meat is safe and that its production and processing meet hygiene laws, checking animal welfare conditions, carrying out post mortums and inspecting hygiene conditions in abbatoirs, meat storage and processing plants

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Skipper

Skipper

see "Fisherman/woman"

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