Livestock farming systems


The allocation of farming ressources in relation to livestock farming and husbandry systems.

Both organic and non-organic farming systems

Alternative labels

systems of livestock husbandry
types of livestock husbandry systems
range of livestock farming systems
systems for livestock husbandry
characteristics of livestock husbandry systems
systems for livestock farming
characteristics of livestock farming systems
range of livestock husbandry systems
systems of livestock farming
types of livestock farming systems

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Livestock farming systems is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Mixed farmer: Mixed farmers are responsible for managing all aspects of livestock and crop production as a small enterprise or for self-sufficiency.
Agricultural scientist: Agricultural scientists research and study soil, animals and plants with the objective of improving agricultural processes, the quality of agricultural products or the impact of agricultural processes on the environment. They plan and implement projects such as development projects on behalf of clients or institutions.
Livestock advisor: Livestock advisors provide complex specialist advice to farmers and livestock breeders to ensure that their business and production is optimised.

Optional knowledge

Livestock farming systems 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.

Poultry sexer: Poultry sexers are specialists working in poultry farms determining the sex of the animals to separate the male from the female birds. 




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Last updated on September 20, 2022