Summary General Farm Worker - Livestock in Canada
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "general farm worker - livestock" was moved from the group General farm workers (NOC 8431) to the group Livestock labourers (NOC 85100).
Find key facts and figures about working as a general farm worker - livestock. The following information is applicable to all Livestock labourers (NOC 85100).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Livestock labourers assist other farm workers to raise cattle, poultry and other animals, to help carry out feeding, health and breeding programs, to process animal products and to assist in the maintenance and repair of farm equipment and buildings. They are employed on livestock farms.
This occupation usually requires short-term work experience and no formal education.
Median wage in Canada
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