rural animal technician talking to farmer, standing in a field with cows

Rural Animal Technology

Rural animal technology is an ideal for career for people who love animals of all sizes, or who have been brought up on a farm or in a rural town, and know the value of cows, horses, goats, and more.

Rural animal technicians are part of the front line of care for these creature. Daily, rural animal technicians could do anything from helping rural veterinarians tend to sick or injured animals, docking and foot care to pregnancy testing and aiding births, carrying out research and advising on disease prevention for pets and farm animals.

Pathways

Animal Care and Rural Technology pathway diagram

About the faculty

Welcome to the Centre for Science and Primary Industries!

Creating the next generation of science talent in New Zealand has never been more important and if you're thinking about a career in Science or Primary Industries, we can help you to build your skills and employability.

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