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Poultry Farm Labourers

Date Posted: 08:42:20 2021-04-22
Location: Markdale, ON, Canada
Contact Person: Berkdale Farms Inc.
Company/Business Name: Berkdale Farms Inc.

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Company: Berkdale Farms Inc.
Business Information: Berkdale Farms Inc. was incorporated in 2015 under the laws of Ontario. We are dedicated to poultry breeding and turkey production through artificial insemination.
Business Location: 118 River Run Road, Drayton, ON, N0G 1P0
Work Location: 776107 HWY 10, Holland Township, Markdale, ON, N0C 1H0
Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

•Monitoring turkeys health
•Feed and tend turkeys
•Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
•Clean barns and barnyards
•Detect disease and health problems in poultry
•Examine produce for quality and prepare for market
•Write daily basic progress reports
•Set and monitor water lines, air flow and temperature in barns
•Artificial insemination of turkeys
•Turkey semen collection
•Selection of turkeys
•Birds/turkey catching and weights
•Collect and sanitize hatching eggs
•Barn walking, cleaning, look after litter conditions


-Education: Not required
-Experience is an asset
-Worker must be able to sit / bend and stand for extended periods, lift up to 40-60 pounds.
-Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Sitting, standing for extended periods, bending, crouching and kneeling.
-Work site environment: noisy, odours.

Salary: $16.00 hourly, 40-60 hours per week depending on flock flow.

Benefits: Uniforms, transportation to and from work, bonus based on fertility results and flock results at the end of each pay period, and accommodation provided on a discounted rate.

Important Information: Flexibility on schedule is required in order to cover a 12-hour operation per day from 6AM to 6PM. 8 to 12-hour shift from Monday to Friday and every third weekend or 2 days on and 2 days off, depending on the requirements and results.

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Apply by mail to: 118 River Run Road, Drayton, ON, N0G 1P0

Salary: $16.00 hourly, 40-60 hours per week


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