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Jáchal´s agriculture

It takes part of the farm Punta del Agua, with a 400.000 ha surface located South from the National Route 150.

Gaucho de Los Patos Norte

Gaucho of North Los Patos

In the region of Coquimbo around 6.500 people work as goat bearers.

Gaucho from Calderón

Owners and carers of their own cattle, they are primary producers of cheese, some are agricultures and others eventually are miners.

Gaucho oriundo de Calderón
Criancero de Los Azules

Shepherd of Los Azules

Heirs of the wisdom of their predecessors in the practice of the transhumant shepherding characteristic of the agriculture of the semi-arid geography.

Shepherd of North Los Valles

The woman has a very important role in the breeding of goats in Chile. Most of them, carrying their children, go with their men to the mountain range and work from sunrise to sunset in the production and sale of cheese.

Criancera de Los Valles del Norte
Juan Gustavo Tapia

Juan Gustavo Tapia

In spite of his tough life story, Juan Gustavo works with her brother, who is defined as his partner and together, they lead 300 goats.

Gaucho from San Agustín

For decades, shepherd families have survived without official help, with a regime based in the production of their food and in the barter.

Gaucho de San Agustín
Gaucha de Bella Vista, San Juan

Gaucha from Bella Vista, San Juan

Present in the Fiesta Provincial de Los Valles and Cumbres Iglesianos, typical event of the area.

Gaucho Iglesiano, San Juan

Historically, the gaucho was the homeless habitant of the Pampas who travelled with no particular destination in their horses. They had slings, poncho, lasso, knife, yerba, sault and tobacco as their only baggage.

Gaucho Iglesiano, San Juan

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