Animal Nutritionist

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

If you have a passion for animals and a love for science, then an animal nutritionist may be the perfect career for you. Animal nutritionists spend their time analyzing behavior and growth of all species of animals to make decisions about their health and wellbeing. They provide producers and/or animal caretakers with feeding recommendations that will increase the quality of life for all animals.

Also known as: Animal Nutrition Consultant, Feed and Nutrition Analyst, Animal Nutrition Manager, Director of Nutrition Research, Animal Nutrition Project Manager
Active Learning
Active Listening
Complex Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Decision Making
Learning Strategies
Reading Comprehension
Social Perceptiveness
Systems Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Time Management
Observe and analyze the eating habits of animals
Evaluate the nutritional value of feed rations
Optimize animal feed to support growth, health and reproduction
Educate farmers on livestock nutritional needs and diets
Conduct dietary studied and experiments

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