A poultry farm employee assists in daily operations on the farm. This can include checking birds, collecting eggs and feeding.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A high school diploma is required. Although it is not always required associates degree in animal science or animal husbandry would be recommended.
To pursue a career as a poultry farm worker:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, animal science, biology, mathematics and chemistry.
Where can I work?
Poultry farm workers are employed by farmers to work on their farm. The farms are typically contracted to grow for a retailer.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for a poultry farm worker will be good over the next five years.
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