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ISCO 08 Code 6129      Animal producers not elsewhere classified

Lead Statement
This unit group covers market-oriented animal producers and related workers not classified elsewhere in Minor group 612, Market-oriented animal producers and related workers.

For instance, here should be classified those who are engaged in breeding, raising and tending non-domesticated mammals, game birds and other birds, snails, non-domesticated fur-giving animals, snakes and other reptiles, as well as various insects and animals used for laboratory tests, for sale or delivery on a regular basis to wholesale buyers, marketing organizations, zoos and circuses, or at markets.

Tasks statement
In such cases tasks would include;

  • monitoring market activity and conditions, determining kinds and amounts of products to produce, planning and coordinating production accordingly
  • raising, feeding and tending animals;
  • killing and skinning animals, and preparing animals or animal products for market;
  • monitoring and examining animals to detect illness, injury, or disease, and to check physical condition such as rate of weight gain;
  • performing duties related to animal reproduction, such as breeding, artificial insemination, and helping with animal births;
  • renting or investing in and maintaining and cleaning buildings, machinery, equipment, and structures;
  • slaughtering and skinning animals and preparing them for market;
  • storing and carrying out some processing of produce;
  • promoting and marketing products, arranging the sale, purchase and transportation of stock, produce and supplies and maintaining and evaluating records of activities and transactions
  • training and supervising workers in animal care procedures, maintenance duties, and health and safety precautions and hiring and discharging workers and contractors.

Included occupations
Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Crocodile farmer
  • Fur farmer (non-domesticated animals)
  • Game bird breeder
  • Ostrich farmer
  • Snail breeder

Excluded occupations
Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Game warden - 5419
  • Poultry breeder - 6122

(NCvB; April 2010)