Laying poultry worker - Salary and Career
Poultry and rabbit farming workers

Laying poultry worker - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They prepare and sanitize facilities and equipment used in breeding, select, manage birds and rabbits and control their health, classify and incubate eggs and carry out minor maintenance in aviary and rabbit hutch facilities and equipment.

How much does an Laying poultry worker earn

A Laying poultry worker earns between $1.083 and $2.203 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.338 and a median salary of $1.300 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 32.738 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Laying poultry worker

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.338 16.061 335 6
1º Quartile 1.083 12.990 271 5
Median Salary 1.300 15.600 325 6
3º Quartile 1.680 20.157 420 8
Higher Salary 2.203 26.430 551 10

Professional job categories

  • Agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers
    • workers on the farm
      • livestock workers
        • poultry and rabbit farming workers

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Main workplaces

Poultry and rabbit farming workers they work on poultry or rabbit farms, as employees with a formal contract, they work as a team, under supervision, except for the sexer and the poultry farmer, who carry out their activities individually. May remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods of work and subject to exposure to toxic materials.

What does it take to work in the field of Poultry and rabbit farming workers

The exercise of these occupations requires elementary schooling, except for sexador, for which high school education is required. Vocational training takes place with one or two years of practice in the workplace.

Functions and activities of Laying poultry worker

Poultry and rabbit farming workers must:

  • control the health of birds and rabbits;
  • prepare facilities;
  • prepare facilities;
  • sort eggs and rabbits;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • control bird and rabbit health;
  • control the sanity of birds and rabbits;
  • check the health of birds and rabbits;
  • select birds and rabbits;
  • control sanity of birds and rabbits;
  • control the health of birds and rabbits;
  • manage birds and rabbits;
  • sanitize facilities and equipment;
  • incubate eggs;
  • manage birds and rabbits;
  • handling birds and rabbits;
  • prepare installations;

  • Activities

    • recycle third-class chick;
    • weighing litter of rabbits;
    • disinfect hatching eggs at each step;
    • release chick for classification after four hours of hatching;
    • dispose of waste;
    • sort eggs by breed, age and batch;
    • perform biological control;
    • administer medication;
    • assemble hoods;
    • clean lamps;
    • wash aviary and equipment;
    • transfer eggs to hatching room;
    • control hatcher ventilation, hatching room and setter;
    • wash rabbit hutch and equipment;
    • control temperature of the hatcher, hatching room and setter;
    • check pregnancy;
    • spread out beds;
    • dedicate yourself;
    • burn waste;
    • demonstrate manual dexterity;
    • disinfect chick circles;
    • record bird mortality;
    • separate eggs by destination;
    • weigh birds weekly;
    • separate dirty and damaged eggs;
    • wash silo;
    • sieving rabbit feed;
    • program the number of doses in the vaccinator;
    • sweep the rabbit hutch;
    • acclimate eggs;
    • select matrix;
    • assemble interior curtains;
    • relocate facility according to bird growth;
    • mixing feed;
    • inspect final product;
    • mating birds to generate fertile eggs;
    • perform minor repairs to equipment and facilities;
    • remove campanulas;
    • discard refuse rabbits;
    • programming aviary brightness;
    • select birds by weight (heavy, light, medium and refuse);
    • replace wet beds;
    • vaccinate sows and breeders;
    • lining chick circle;
    • assemble baby feeders and drinkers;
    • providing a drinking fountain with drinking water;
    • provide feeders with ration according to age;
    • put a needle in the vaccinator;
    • dedicate yourself;
    • record mortality of rabbits;
    • disinfect rabbit hutch;
    • apply vaccine according to bird age;
    • store eggs for hatching;
    • sort eggs by type (0, 1, 2, 3);
    • control the temperature of the chicks;
    • assemble children's feeders and drinkers;
    • discard dead and abnormal chicks;
    • sexing chicks through the wing;
    • control hatcher, hatcher and setter humidity;
    • select first and third chicks;
    • weaning rabbits (30 days);
    • separate refuse birds;
    • washing troughs;
    • spray aviary;
    • remove chicks from hatching room;
    • mating rabbits;
    • level chick circle floor;
    • disinfect beds;
    • remove inner curtains;
    • collect eggs;
    • work as a team;
    • select breeder;
    • get organized;
    • collect blood from rabbits for examination;
    • request a visit from the veterinarian;
    • wash hatchery;
    • prepare chick crate;
    • perceiving details;
    • assemble adult feeders and drinkers;
    • define the form of application according to the type of vaccine;
    • disinfect vaccinator;
    • disinfect aviary;
    • weigh rabbits biweekly;
    • provide a drinking fountain with drinking water;
    • disinfect hatchery;
    • redistribute excess chicks to other females born on the same day;
    • pack eggs by destination;
    • control the number of birds;
    • sort rabbits by size and weight;
    • prepare hatcher;
    • release final product;
    • apply vaccine according to the age of the bird;
    • sort eggs by weight (jumbo, extra, large, medium, small and industrial );
    • sort matrixes by yield;
    • remove manure bed;
    • control incubator turnover;
    • turning beds;
    • change diluent for vaccine;
    • assembling chick circle;
    • disinfect silo;
    • collect blood from birds for examination;
    • dismantling infant feeders and drinkers;
    • control incubation time (19 days);
    • sweep aviary;
    • diagnose birds under suspicion of disease (autopsy);
    • demonstrate focused attention;
    • sexing chicks through the cloaca;
    • disinfect equipment;
    • diagnose rabbits under suspicion of disease;
    • peaking birds;
    • request a vet visit;
    • wash vaccinator;

    Sectors that hire Laying poultry worker the most in the job market

    • egg production
    • one-day chick production
    • creation of other chickens
    • breeding chickens for broilers
    • bird breeding
    • breeding cattle for beef
    • live birds and eggs wholesale
    • slaughter of birds
    • refrigerator - pig slaughter
    • soybean growing

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