Find your new employee with Bixter through direct hiring



Bixter has been providing candidates to the animal farm sector for over 15 years, and our experience allows us to acquire an in-depth understanding of employer’s needs for hiring workers. We prioritize matching most suitable candidates with employer’s recruitment criteria. This means pre-screening the candidates, and selecting only the best suited matches.

Workers for poultry farms

The employer is required to obtain a sponsorship license to hire employees from non-EU countries. The license will be valid for 4 years and enables the employer to issue certificates of sponsorship (CoS) for foreign workers that would be hired by him/her. Each CoS can be assigned to one worker for 1 year, with the possibility of extension. By assigning the CoS to a skilled worker, the sponsor might have to pay an additional immigration skills charge to the UKVI. The processing fees paid to the UKVI vary based on the size of the sponsor’s company: an employer can either be categorized as a small sponsor or large one. If at least 2 of the following criteria apply, the sponsor will be considered small:

During the 12-months work contract, Bixter candidates are qualified to perform a range of responsibilities, including, but not limited to:

Operational tasks:

Managerial tasks:

Bixter cooperates with 27 partnering world countries to ensure the highest quality of education and qualifications for a candidate’s successful employment. As Non-EU workers require visas, it can take 2,5 – 3 months overall for candidates to start their work.

Employer is responsible for either providing or arranging accommodation near the workplace.

The value of Skilled Animal Farm workers

An employers’ and workers’ satisfaction with the match is one of our top priorities. That is why we focus on the employer’s recruitment criteria when pre-screening potential candidates. The candidates from Bixter have previous relevant local or international experience on animal farms and have a solid understanding of the daily activities and basics of hygiene at industrial animal farms. Our English-speaking candidates are:

Skilled Animal Farm workers’ background


  • Age: 18-40y
  • Contract duration: 12 months
  • Working hours: 40-44 hours/week (20 additional hours per month)
  • Salary: 25600£/year or 10.10£/h
  • English language skills: at least basic conversational level proven with an IELTS/KET test
  • Experience: at least one year of relevant experience on animal farms in Scandinavia, Germany, USA, Israel, New Zealand or their home country.
  • Education: relevant livestock educational background, for example bachelor’s in Animal Sciences, Animal Husbandry, Zootechnics or other livestock related degree
  • Driving license: B1 category - if required (we can source candidates with tractor driving experience upon request)

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