Analyze historic and current trends impacting the animal systems industry.
Evaluate the development and implications of animal origin, domestication, and distribution on production practices and the environment.
Analyze and apply laws and sustainable practices to animal agriculture from a global perspective.
Utilize best-practice protocols based upon animal behaviors for animal husbandry and welfare.
Utilize industry tools to make animal nutrition decisions.
Apply scientific principles to select and care for breeding animals.
Comply with government regulations and safety standards for facilities used in animal production.
Design programs to prevent animal diseases, parasites, and other disorders and ensure animal welfare.
Analyze biosecurity measures utilized to protect the welfare of animals on a local, state, national, and global level.