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Animal Nutritionist


Nairobi, Kenya

1 year ago

Job Description

Evaluate the chemical and nutritional value of animal feeds, supplements and forage. Formulate dedicated, individualized diet plans to meet the specific needs of each animal. Ensure that all formulated diet plans and regimes are designed to maximize growth, reproduction and health. Assess the nutritional and economic value of feeding systems and provide advice on bettering them. Perform research to determine the effectiveness of dietary regimes on different types of animals. Conduct animal based studied and assist with laboratory trials. Monitor feed formulations to ensure that they conform to quality standards set by authorities. Assist in expanding animal food ranges and develop new ones to meet the dynamic needs of farm animals. Investigate nutritional disorders in animals and ensure that appropriate diet plans are formulated to address these disorders. Ensure that proper storage facilities are created and maintained for animal feeds. Test farm feeds to determine deficiencies and provide suggestions for adding nutritional supplements to them. Assist large corporations and farms by providing them with education on improving the quality and quantity of their animal products. Maintain awareness of technical and scientific developments in animal nutrition and propose changes in existing feed formulations.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. An understanding of the scientific basis of nutrition Familiarity with analyzing data and writing reports

Education + Experience