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Gamekeeper

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Summary

Breed, raise, and protect game animals and birds on state game farms.

What does a Gamekeeper do?

Breeds, raises, and protects game animals and birds on state game farm or private game preserves: Cares for breeding stocks in pens. Selects pairs for mating on basis of size, color, vigor, or desired characteristics. Gathers eggs for artificial incubation, and transfers young to rearing pens. Mixes feed according to formulas and fills feeding stations. Cleans and fills water containers. Sets and maintains traps for predatory and noxious animals and birds that may prey upon or carry disease to charges. Drives birds into portable coops to prepare them for transportation to release area. May liberate birds and animals in designated areas.

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