1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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9213-15 Poultry Process Worker

Slaughters poultry and eviscerates carcasses.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • shackles and suspends live or slaughtered poultry for killing or processing
  • slaughters fowl by severing jugular veins
  • removes viscera package and lungs, and scrapes residual particles from carcasses
  • separates hearts and livers
  • places removed offal in chilling containers
  • removes necks by cutting with secateurs
  • grades dressed poultry
  • removes pin feathers from poultry carcasses
  • adds ice to paddle chillers
  • loads and unloads crates
  • cleans work areas

Poultry Boner
Poultry Slaughterman/woman

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