Poultry Debeaker

Trim and sear beaks, toes, and wings of baby chicks.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$16,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Poultry Debeakers do?

Trims and sears beaks, toes, and wings of baby chicks to prevent injury and flight: Inserts chick’s beak in guide hole of heated trimmer and depresses pedal to cut off and sear tip of beak or trims and sears chick’s beak, using heated hand shears. Trims and sears chick’s toes and wings by pressing them against hot wire.

Should I be a Poultry Debeaker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Debeaker

    How to become a Poultry Debeaker

    Most Poultry Debeakers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2896%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,96,96
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