Discover your career path

Poultry Hatchery Laborer

Perform duties in poultry hatchery.

What does a Poultry Hatchery Laborer do?

Performs any combination of following duties in poultry hatchery: Places eggs in incubator trays, wads paper between eggs to secure them, and clips trays to incubator racks. Transfers trays from incubator to hatchery and removes paper wads from between eggs to make room for hatching chicks. Transfers hatched chicks from trays to chick boxes and counts out prescribed number of chicks to each box section. Supplies baby chicks to other workers for sexing, grading, and debeaking. May deliver cartons of chicks to designated farms or commercial growing establishments, using truck.