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841514 - Poultry Farm Worker


Performs routine tasks on a poultry farm such as collecting eggs and placing them in incubators, providing poultry with feed and water, and disinfecting hatcheries to prevent disease.

Skill Level


Skills Assessment Authority


No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8415 Livestock Farm Workers


perform routine tasks in livestock, egg and wool production.


    • patrolling, inspecting and reporting on the condition of livestock
    • providing livestock with feed and water
    • assisting with maintaining the health and welfare of livestock
    • mustering and droving livestock to milking and shearing sheds and between paddocks to ensure sufficient feed is available
    • washing and cleaning udders, and attaching milking machines to udders and milking cows
    • collecting eggs and placing in incubators
    • herding sheep for shearing and keeping mobs separate during shearing
    • spreading fleeces on skirting tables for classing, pressing wool and branding bales
    • exercising horses by walking, riding, leading and swimming, and attending to horses at track work, barrier trials and races
    • cleaning stables and hatcheries, storing bedding and performing minor repairs on fixtures, buildings and fences
    • assembling, preparing and storing horse gear

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

Occupations in this Group

    • 841511 Beef Cattle Farm Worker
    • 841512 Dairy Cattle Farm Worker
    • 841513 Mixed Livestock Farm Worker
    • 841514 Poultry Farm Worker
    • 841515 Sheep Farm Worker
    • 841516 Stablehand
    • 841517 Wool Handler
    • 841599 Livestock Farm Workers nec





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