A swine nursery farm worker oversees the health of newly weaned piglets to ensure optimal growth at an early age in the pig’s life.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
Although it is not required associates or bachelor’s degrees in animal science or animal husbandry would be very helpful.
To pursue a career as a Swine-Nursery Farm worker:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, animal science, biology, mathematics and chemistry.
Where can I work?
Swine – Nursery Farm workers is employed by swine production farms who house and produce swine for processing.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for a swine farm worker will be good over the next five years.
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