Animal Farmer Specialising In Cattle Farming

If you love animals, this training is just the right choice for you!

The Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) is training animal farmers (m/f/d) in the field of cattle farming .

As an animal manager (m/f/d) specialising in cattle husbandry , you will look after cattle of all age groups at the Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN). This includes learning the skills and abilities for calf husbandry, rearing young cattle, dairy farming, milking the cows, health control, feeding the animals of all age groups, compliance with animal welfare and hygiene regulations and documentation in the barn. Striving for further training to acquire special knowledge, e.g. in herd management or hoof health management, opens up further opportunities in your career development.

The training takes 3 years and combines practical work (Dummerstorf) and vocational school (Güstrow Bockhorst).
In addition to the training, courses are held at the UFAT Bildungswerk Wöbbelin and at the State Institute for Agriculture and Horticulture Sachsen-Anhalt (Iden).
Participation in trade fairs, breeders' meetings and workshops are desired and take place regularly.

Necessary school-leaving certificate
The prerequisite for an application is a good secondary school leaving certificate or the intermediate school leaving certificate, good knowledge of the natural sciences is an essential element of the training. A completed school leaving examination forms the basis for pursuing further agricultural education after vocational training and for fulfilling future management tasks.
It is also important that you enjoy working with animals, have good skills in observation and technical understanding, and act independently and responsibly.