Skills Poultry Slaughterer - Food And Beverage Processing in Canada

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a poultry slaughterer - food and beverage processing in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Industrial butchers and meat cutters, poultry preparers and related workers (NOC 94141).


  • Slaughter livestock and remove viscera and other inedible parts from carcasses
  • Slaughter cattle, calves, and sheep as prescribed by religious laws
  • Cut beef, lamb, pork or veal carcasses or sides or quarters of carcasses into primal cuts for further cutting, processing or packaging
  • Remove feathers and singe and wash poultry to prepare for further processing or packaging
  • Cut meat and poultry into specific cuts for institutional, commercial or other wholesale use
  • Remove bones from meat

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Handling Goods and Materials Help - Handling Goods and Materials
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Sorting
Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help - Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles
  • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Inspecting and Testing


Manufacturing and Production Help - Manufacturing and Production
  • Food Production and Agriculture
  • Processing and Production
Engineering and Technology Help - Engineering and Technology
  • Mechanics and Machinery
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