Campeiro (horses) - Salary and Career
Large animal husbandry workers

Campeiro (horses) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They feed and manage cattle, buffaloes, horses, donkeys and mules, in the livestock of large animals, milk cattle. Under the guidance of veterinarians and technicians, they take care of the health of the animals and help in the reproduction of animals. They train and prepare animals for events. Maintenance of facilities. They carry out cultural treatments in forage, pasture and other plantations for animal feed.

How much does an Campeiro (horses) earn

A Campeiro (horses) earns between $1.184 and $3.440 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.658 and a median salary of $1.414 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 2.415 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Campeiro (horses)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.658 19.893 414 8
1º Quartile 1.184 14.207 296 5
Median Salary 1.414 16.962 353 7
3º Quartile 2.623 31.480 656 12
Higher Salary 3.440 41.278 860 16

Professional job categories

  • Agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers
    • workers on the farm
      • livestock workers
        • large animal husbandry workers

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Main workplaces

Large animal husbandry workers they work on farms for the exploitation of large animals: dairy, beef, livestock. They are organized as a team under supervision. The workers carry out activities such as: milking, monitoring of newborns, among others. Work takes place in the open, or in semi-enclosed facilities, during the day. In some activities they may be subject to exposure to toxic material and the risk of accidents caused by animals.

What does it take to work in the field of Large animal husbandry workers

For the exercise of these occupations, elementary education is required plus a vocational course of about two hundred class hours. The full performance of activities occurs after three or four years of experience. Government agencies of assistance and rural extension, associations and professional training institutions provide courses and updating events.

Functions and activities of Campeiro (horses)

Large animal husbandry workers must:

  • aid in reproduction of large animals;
  • perform cultivation of large animals;
  • milking cattle;
  • milling bovines;
  • preparing large animals for events;
  • performing cultivation of large animals;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • perform cultural treatment of large animals;
  • caring for the health of large animals;
  • training large animals;
  • preparing large animals for events;
  • milling cattle;
  • maintain facilities;
  • feed large animals;
  • perform facility maintenance;
  • cultivate large animals;
  • manage large animals;
  • prepare large animals for events;
  • handling large animals;
  • perform maintenance of facilities;
  • assistant in reproduction of large animals;
  • perform installation maintenance;
  • maintain installations;

  • Activities

    • laying teats;
    • plant forage;
    • reform fences;
    • disinfect vulva of animals;
    • feed colostrum newborns;
    • clean milk and water tanks;
    • castrating cattle;
    • applying medicines orally;
    • burning the belly button of animals with iodine;
    • training horses for lassoing;
    • scrape manure;
    • training animals for traction;
    • weaning foals and calves;
    • calculate amount of food;
    • fix a marker for heat detection;
    • gathering herd to pasture;
    • taming bovines;
    • putting protective equipment on equidae;
    • pulling animals by halter;
    • expose grass and alfalfa to the sun;
    • sprinkle pesticides on termite mounds and anthills;
    • dehorning adult bovines;
    • training horses for race;
    • castrating equidae;
    • trimming horses;
    • distribute organic and chemical material in plantations;
    • sprinkle pesticides on termite mounds;
    • sprinkle pesticides on crops;
    • store grain and feed;
    • hold bovines in brete;
    • casquear bovidae;
    • cover forage;
    • brush animals;
    • put poisons in premises;
    • training horses for vaquejada;
    • count herd;
    • taming equidae;
    • grind forage;
    • wash stables and pens;
    • organize crosses;
    • lead herd to trough and corral;
    • spray pesticides on crops;
    • clean animal ears;
    • spraying medicines on animals;
    • marking animals by hot and cold iron;
    • cutting bovine navels;
    • arrest animals in trunk;
    • set mousetraps in installations;
    • distribute differentiated feeding per shift for equines;
    • assembling and disassembling milking machine;
    • show patience in dealing with animals;
    • weeding pests;
    • take animals in trunk;
    • monitor heat by visual observation;
    • show physical strength;
    • identify injuries and infections in herds;
    • weighing cattle;
    • mix food;
    • throwing salt, molasses and urea on forage;
    • organize utensils for insemination;
    • demonstrate skill in neutering animals;
    • neutering equidae;
    • training horses by drum and goal;
    • bury forage;
    • organize insemination tools;
    • hold bovines in brette;
    • sanitize the milking machine and utensils;
    • confine animals;
    • cut grass and alfalfa;
    • distribute feed per turn to bovines;
    • inspect herd during feeding;
    • throw salt, molasses and urea on forage;
    • mochar newborn bovines;
    • sanitize teats;
    • assistant in deliveries;
    • feed newborn colostrum;
    • transporting animals;
    • bathing animals;
    • casquear equidae;
    • strain milk;
    • store grain and feed;
    • choose breeders;
    • prepare soil;
    • cutting the belly button of bovines;
    • remove blood sample;
    • assist in childbirth;
    • shearing equidae;
    • training horses for jumping;
    • weeding pests;
    • select animals;
    • inseminate bovines;
    • applying medicines by dipping;
    • choose matrices;
    • shearing bovines;
    • testing milk ph;
    • demonstrate sensitivity to animals;
    • check distribution of salt and water;
    • revolve herds in wintering;
    • note milk production;
    • weigh milk;
    • applying medicines by injection;
    • measure milk temperature;
    • set milking time;
    • tag bovids by tattoo;
    • check position of fetus by touch;
    • training equidae for walking test;
    • organize insemination utensils;
    • remove milk;
    • write date of crosses and births;
    • tag bovids by earring;
    • baking hay;
    • training horses by swimming;

    Sectors that hire Campeiro (horses) the most in the job market

    • horse breeding
    • other sports activities
    • breeding cattle for beef
    • social, sports and similar clubs
    • breeding cattle for milk
    • animal handling service
    • sports education
    • breeding other animals
    • livestock support activities
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights

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