6122-Poultry Farm Workers

Job Title: 

Poultry Farm Workers

Job Description: 

Poultry farm workers perform farming operations to breed and raise chickens, turkeys, geese, ducks and other poultry to produce meat, eggs and breeding stock for sale or delivery to wholesale buyers, marketing organisations or at markets.


Tasks include:

  • 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
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Poultry farm worker
Poultry hatchery worker
Poultry inseminator

This unit group excludes

Production manager in agriculture and fisheries (1310)

Specific Occupations: 

Poultry farm worker (general)

Poultry hatchery worker

Poultry inseminator

Other poultry farm workers (eg poultry vaccinator)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore