Poultry Farm Laborer

Perform duties on poultry farms.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$16,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Poultry Farm Laborers do?

Performs any combination of following duties on poultry farm: Catches chickens and places them in crates and poultry houses. Sprays disinfectants or vaccines on chickens or in poultry houses. Spreads wood shavings over floor, using shovel. Cleans droppings and waste from floor, using broom and shovel, backhoe, or manure-cleaning machine. Dumps sacks of feed on conveyors and in feeders in brood houses. Fills water containers. Repairs farm buildings, fences, and shipping crates, using handtools. Lengthens and shortens ropes to adjust level of feed cans and water troughs. Moves equipment, using wheelbarrow, truck, and cart; or carries equipment from one area to another. Shovels manure onto truck. May stack and move crated eggs and poultry. May drive truck to move and deliver materials. May be designated according to type of farm or product as Laborer, Brooder Farm; Laborer, Chicken Farm; Laborer, Egg-Producing Farm; Laborer, Fryer Farm; Laborer, Pullet Farm; Laborer, Turkey Farm.

Should I be a Poultry Farm Laborer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Laborer, Poultry Farm, Produce Laborer, Propagator Laborer, Shrimp Pond Laborer

    How to become a Poultry Farm Laborer

    Most Poultry Farm Laborers 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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