A finishing farm manager manages daily operations for animal livability on farm during the last phase of the grow-out stage of the pig. They are responsible for overseeing all aspects of the health and growth of the animal in an effective and safe manner.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A bachelor’s degree in animal science is preferred for this job, but it is not necessarily required, some companies may require a high school diploma or an associate’s degree in animal science or swine management.
To pursue a career as a finishing farm manager:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, animal science, mathematics, biology and chemistry.
Where can I work?
A finishing farm manager is employed by swine production farms who house and produce swine for processing.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for a nursery or finishing farm manager will be good over the next five years.
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