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Company: Butterball
Location: Carthage, MO
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Food, Beverage





DAILY with flock on Farm When Covering Duties

·         Shower into facility

·         Read water meters and mix appropriate water-treatment solutions

·         Pick up dead turkeys, record the number and incinerate the dead turkeys

·         Read and record daily temperature and humidity readings.

·         Adjust the height of feed and water lines.

·         Check ventilation quality and make approved adjustments.

·         Communicate problems and opportunities to the Brooder Hub Supervisor

·         Roto-tilling caked manure along feeder and water lines.

·         Launder dirty clothes

·         Perform shower house custodial duties and yard maintenance.



·         Hand washing starter feeder and starter drinkers

·         Power washing buildings between flocks

·         Maintaining foot pans daily at each house



·         Build cardboard brooding pens as directed

·         Fill and Place starter feeding and drinking equipment

·         Clean brooding stoves with compressed air

·         Light and test brooding heaters (LPG)

·         Check water and gas lines for leaks

·          “Place” Poults on poult placement days

·         Break down poult boxes and collect and dispose of poult box pads.



·         Clean up the Shower house daily.

·         Winch feeder and drinker lines to overhead position.

·         Drain water lines and empty feed pans after houses are emptied.

·         Hang up hoses and electrical wires to get them out of the way of clean-out tractors.

·         Roto-till caked manure as needed.



·         Notify Supervisor or Butterball Flock Supervisor of any high mortality (dead turkey number) power-failure, or storm damage immediately.

·         Learn to operate Tractor PTO Generator for Emergency power supply.

·         Monitor Normal, authorized traffic and visitors.

·         Stop and Refuse unauthorized traffic or visitors.

·         Report unauthorized traffic and/or visitors.


Research Farm Daily Duties when covering the farm :

·         Keep records of daily water consumption, mortality, temperatures, and any other research data being collected at the time.

·         Pick up dead and incinerate them daily.

·         Climb and read feed bins for accurate feed inventories.

·         Roto-till with a small tractor and tiller.

·         Operate the tractor and sprayer to wash buildings and/or spray turkeys in the heat.

·         Set up and tear down fences inside the buildings when receiving turkeys and when they load out. 

·         Help maintain the grounds on the outside of the buildings.

·         The turkeys on this farm are grown to 20 weeks of age and could weigh up to 50 pounds at market.

·         Help tag turkeys before they load out to go to market



·         Keep maintenance done

·         Keep the grounds outside maintained

·         Mowing

·         Weed eating

·         Spraying

·         Rodent control

·          Days off could be variable and some weekends would be required


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