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Northwest WDA I: Whatcom county
Qualification: SOC code: 452021

Select and breed animals according to their genealogy, characteristics, and offspring. May require knowledge of artificial insemination techniques and equipment use. May involve keeping records on heats, birth intervals, or pedigree. Excludes “Nonfarm Animal Caretakers" (392021) who may occasionally breed animals as part of their other caretaking duties. Excludes “Animal Scientists" (191011) whose primary function is research.

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is: High school diploma or equivalent. Additional training, experience, licenses or credentials may be required. Learn more at BLS.
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