Livestock Sales Representative

Sell cattle, horses, hogs, and other livestock on commission.
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Salary Range
$27,000 – $109,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Livestock Sales Representatives do?

Sells cattle, horses, hogs, and other livestock on commission to packing houses, farmers, or other purchasers: Contacts prospective buyers to persuade them to purchase livestock. Reviews current market information and inspects livestock to determine their value. Informs buyers of market conditions, care, and breeding of livestock. Attends livestock meetings to keep informed of livestock trends and developments.


Should I be a Livestock Sales Representative?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Social: You're happiest working on teams or with other people.

  • Also known as: Sales Representative, Livestock

    How to Become a
    Livestock Sales Representative

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