• monitoring market activity, planning and coordinating production accordingly, maintaining and evaluating records of farming activities
  • growing and purchasing feed and other supplies needed to maintain appropriate nutritional levels and condition of poultry
  • monitoring and examining poultry to detect illness, injury, or disease, and to check physical condition, such as rate of weight gain, and removing weak, ill and dead poultry from flock
  • mixing feed and feed additives and filling feed and water containers
  • vaccinating poultry via drinking water, injection, or dusting of air
  • collecting and storing eggs and packaging them for sale delivery to market
  • determining sex of chicks and facilitating breeding, artificial insemination, and hatching of eggs
  • renting or investing in and maintaining and cleaning farm buildings, machinery, equipment, and structures
  • slaughtering and dressing poultry for sale or delivery to market
  • storing and carrying out some processing of produce
  • arranging the sale, purchase and transportation stock, produce and supplies
  • training and supervising workers in poultry production procedures, maintenance duties, and health and safety precautions, and hiring and discharging workers and contractors

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    Educational level

    • Skilled