Livestock-Yard Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in the care and movement of livestock.
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Salary Range
$24,000 – $70,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Livestock-Yard Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in care and movement of livestock in livestock yard: Assigns workers to feed, weigh, medically treat, and transfer livestock. Observes livestock handling and issues movement and health treatment instructions to direct livestock processing and transfer. Examines livestock to determine effectiveness of disease and injury control and instructs workers to take corrective action to rectify deficiencies. Observes condition of stockyard structures and equipment and arranges for needed maintenance and repairs. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Livestock-Yard Supervisor?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Livestock-Yard

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