Maintain pastures


Ensure that animals on pastures or grazing lands have enough feed. Employ pasture-conservation measures such as grazing in rotation.

Alternative labels

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Maintain pastures is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Shepherd: Shepherds manage the welfare and movement of livestock, especially sheep, goats and other grazing animals, in a variety of surroundings.

Livestock worker: Livestock workers maintain the health and welfare of animals. They oversee the breeding/production and day-to-day care such as feeding and watering of animals.
Equine worker: Equine workers provide caring activities for horses and ponies.
Groom: Grooms provide practical daily horse care to ensure the horses health, welfare and safety.
They take part in exercising horses, cleaning and maintaining the stables, buildings and territory.

Optional skill

Maintain pastures is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Equine yard manager: Equine yard managers are responsible for the day to day running of the yard including managing staff, care of the horses, all aspects of health and safety and dealing with clients and owners.




  1. Maintain pastures – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022