Sheep farmer - employer - Salary and Career
Livestock producers of medium-sized animals

Sheep farmer - employer - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They manage the extensive and confined breeding of pigs, goats and sheep, manage the enterprise and commercialize the production, control the production and quality of animals and derived products, qualify the workforce, design and implement breeding, benefit derived products. They preserve the environment and defend activity policies.

How much does an Sheep farmer - employer earn

A Sheep farmer - employer earns between $1.119 and $2.479 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.447 and a median salary of $1.405 according to an Averwage.com 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 40 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Sheep farmer - employer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.447 17.364 362 7
1º Quartile 1.119 13.426 280 5
Median Salary 1.405 16.860 351 6
3º Quartile 1.891 22.686 473 9
Higher Salary 2.479 29.747 620 11


Professional job categories

  • Agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers
    • producers on the farm
      • livestock producers
        • livestock producers of medium-sized animals

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Main workplaces

Livestock producers of medium-sized animals they are owners or tenants of farms for raising goats, sheep and pigs, which are organized as a family team, with or without the help of other workers.


What does it take to work in the field of Livestock producers of medium-sized animals

The level of education of the professional fisherman is up to the fourth grade of elementary school. The industrial fisherman must have completed elementary school. For the full exercise of their activities, the professional fisherman needs a basic course of up to two hundred hours, while the industrial fisherman needs two hundred to four hundred class hours. The experience required for the occupations ranges from one to two years.


Functions and activities of Sheep farmer - employer

Livestock producers of medium-sized animals must:

  • manage business;
  • qualify manpower;
  • commercialise production;
  • manage the enterprise;
  • design the creative enterprise;
  • manage pig, goat and sheep breeding (extensive and confined);
  • manage swine, goat and sheep breeding (extensive and confined);
  • benefit derived products;
  • qualify labor;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • preservation of the environment;
  • implant breeding;
  • manage enterprise;
  • deploy breeder;
  • manage swine, goat and sheep breeding (extensive and confined);
  • trade production;
  • communicate;
  • defend activity policies;
  • design crafting enterprise;
  • manage pig, goat and sheep breeding (extensive and confined);
  • control the production and quality of animals and derivatives;
  • implant breeder;
  • design creative enterprise;
  • control production and quality of animals and derivatives;
  • commercialize production;
  • design the creation enterprise;
  • deploy breeding;
  • preserve the environment;
  • preserve the environment;
  • design the breeding enterprise;

  • Activities

    • preserve riparian forests;
    • express yourself clearly;
    • plant the property;
    • control rodents and insects;
    • disclose activity;
    • demonstrate persistence;
    • define the size of the farm;
    • stay informed;
    • transport products;
    • identify current market prices;
    • supply the property with inputs;
    • sign up agreements and purchase and sale contracts;
    • distribute products;
    • analyze production and performance indices;
    • schedule animal covers;
    • weigh production;
    • identify training need;
    • feed animals according to different categories and age group;
    • analyze edaphoclimatic conditions;
    • provision financial resources for project;
    • encourage worker for productivity;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • stock in strategic reserve food and supplies to supply the breeding;
    • provide basic notions of the activity to the worker;
    • wean animals;
    • acquire qualified animals;
    • preserve native vegetation;
    • identify alternatives to change the focus of the business;
    • mobilize political leaders in favor of activity;
    • control inventories (inputs and products);
    • computerize control routines and procedures;
    • evaluate customer satisfaction;
    • act with sensitivity;
    • analyze the potential vocation of creation;
    • search market quotes for inputs;
    • confirm pregnancy;
    • hygiene animals;
    • register production data and information;
    • forward samples for analysis;
    • control the fertility and mortality rates of the herd;
    • provide safety equipment for workers;
    • separate animals by lots;
    • analyze the economic viability of the business;
    • monitor compliance with established goals;
    • monitor the economic and financial situation of the enterprise;
    • seek technical subsidies;
    • set production targets;
    • build facility;
    • analyze property potential;
    • castrate animals;
    • register zootechnical control;
    • disclose products;
    • proceed with zootechnical selection;
    • acquire inputs;
    • control endo and ecto-parasites ( scabies, louse, worm);
    • delegate functions;
    • join class entities;
    • control polluted waters;
    • monitor farrowings;
    • provide teaching material;
    • participate in associative activities;
    • sanitize and disinfect facilities;
    • install processing structure;
    • control water waste;
    • monitor achievement of established goals;
    • control soil saturation;
    • check impacts and community interaction;
    • define packaging type;
    • control the use of chemical products;
    • articulate defense mechanisms and activity development;
    • evaluate personnel performance;
    • care for newborns;
    • incentivize worker by productivity;
    • detect consumer preferences;
    • incentivize worker for productivity;
    • set breed type and race;
    • develop quality control instruments for the enterprise;
    • set price according to product type;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • control polluted water;
    • prepare animals for exhibition;
    • standardize product;
    • request improvement courses;
    • check drinking water supply;
    • preserve springs;
    • create brand;
    • adapt language for worker;
    • acquire machinery and equipment;
    • proceed with genealogical registration of animals;
    • control production flow;
    • hire technical advice;
    • study the feasibility of entering the market;
    • pack product;
    • identify animals;
    • apply vaccines;
    • analyze socio-economic and cultural aspects of the region;
    • store products;
    • apply preventive and curative drugs;
    • adjust the use of waste;
    • research market alternatives for production;
    • provide legal aspects of breeder;
    • control use of chemical products;
    • weigh animals;
    • allocate financial resources;
    • negotiate prices and payment terms;
    • define crafting system;
    • write documents;
    • fence property;
    • elaborate cost spreadsheet;
    • adopting sanitary barriers;
    • demonstrate a sense of organization;
    • demonstrate affinity with the activity;
    • control overgrazing;
    • show patience;
    • industrialize derivatives;
    • take care of breeders and sows;
    • promote educational activities;
    • produce food for breeding;
    • control depredation of fauna and flora;
    • legalize processing system;
    • conserve soil;
    • manage personnel;
    • hire labor;
    • show patience;
    • providing animal covers;
    • program recipes;
    • control chemical product packaging disposal;
    • register customers;
    • develop cost spreadsheet;
    • control indices of fertility and mortality of the herd;
    • organize production;
    • train worker;
    • speak with objectivity;
    • control fertility and mortality indices of the herd;
    • express leadership;
    • adequate use of waste;


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