Dairy animal production


Understand the life cycles of the animal in relation to milk production and the technical and economical aspects of milk production.

Alternative labels

scope of dairy animal production
techniques in dairy animal production
economics of dairy animal production
biology of dairy animals
methods of dairy animal production
life cycle of dairy animals
economics of milk production

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Dairy animal production is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Farm milk controller: Farm milk controllers are responsible for measuring and analysing the production and quality of the milk and providing advise accordingly. 

Optional knowledge

Dairy animal production is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Mixed farmer: Mixed farmers are responsible for managing all aspects of livestock and crop production as a small enterprise or for self-sufficiency.




  1. Dairy animal production – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022