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Poultry Farm Labourer

Job Information
Author mckinleyhatchery
Date February 7, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company McKinley Hatchery St. Marys Ltd.
Salary $15.00-16.00 Hourly, 48.00 Hours per week - Per Hour
Location Marys, ON
Category Farming (full-time and seasonal)
Contact Information

Company:  McKinley Hatchery St. Marys Ltd. o/a McKinley Hatchery

Business Information: We are in the hatching and selling leghorn day-old chicks business

Business Address:772 Queen Street E St. Marys, ON, N4X 1C2

Work Location: 74139 Goshen Line, Zurich, ON N0M 2T0

Type of Employment:Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date:As soon as possible


Job Description:

– Packing eggs on carts and pallets

– Keep records of daily production

– Disposal of all egg mass to composter daily

– Feed and tend chicks

-Monitoring animal health

– Detect disease and health problems in poultry

– Walk floor barns looking for dead birds, floor eggs, nests, pads etc

– Set and monitor water lines, air flow, lights and temperature in barns

– Cleaning, sanitation and disinfection of barns, equipment and machinery

– Write daily basic progress reports on: the cleaning schedule, bio security protocols, visitors log book, manure belts

– Follow all implemented biosecurity and animal welfare practices and procedures

– Examine produce for quality and prepare for market

– Being able to adapt to changing work environment and complete any requested additional changes when asked



– Education: Not required

– Experience: Experience is an asset. Training will be provided.

– Worker must be able to sit/bend/walk/stand for extended periods.

– Must be able to complete heavy lifting as required (up to 50 lbs).

– Physically demanding

– Fast paced environment

– Must be able to work inside the bird barns.


Salary:$15.00-16.00 Hourly, 48.00 Hours per week.


Benefits:Transportation, extended medical insurance (prescription drugs, paramedical services), accommodation available at a discounted rate, transportation costs covered if worker needs relocation.


Important Information:6 day work rotation.Position requires extended work hours and flexibility in scheduling. Weekends and holidays may be required.

Rotation 1: Wednesday to Monday. From 8:00am to 4:00pm

Rotation 2: Thursday to Tuesday. From 8:00am to 4:00pm

Start times may vary due to time change and when the birds are laying eggs. When the time change comes into play, employees would work from 7:00am to 3:00pm


Apply by e-mail to: sgc54@hotmaiñ

Apply by fax to: 519-284-4391

Apply by mail to:P.O. Box 1900, 772 Queen Street E St. Marys, ON, N4X 1C2


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