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Table 6 Land sizes, livestock species kept and the herd structure

From: Design and descriptive epidemiology of the Infectious Diseases of East African Livestock (IDEAL) project, a longitudinal calf cohort study in western Kenya

 

N

Percent

Mean

median

s.d.

Min.

Max.

Land size owned (hectares)

       
 

517

94.3

1.98

1.37

2.28

0.1

23.1

Livestock numbers

       

All cattle

548

100

6.5

5

7.6

1

131

Indigenous cattle

548

100

6.5

5

7.6

1

131

Cross breds

17

3.1

1.4

1

1

1

5

Goats

209

38.1

3.5

3

3.8

1

33

Sheep

112

20.4

3.9

2.5

5.3

1

48

Pigs

150

27.3

2.2

1

2.2

1

13

Chickens

485

88.5

14.3

10

12.7

1

120

Dogs

297

54.2

2.04

2

1.4

1

9

Tropical livestock units

546

99.6

5.8

4.1

6.71

0.48

114.3

Herd structure (indigenous)

548

Frequency

Mean/farm

Percent

   

Adult females

 

1463

2.7

41.4

   

Adult males

 

345

0.6

9.8

   

Female calves

 

465

0.8

13.2

   

Male calves

 

446

0.8

12.6

   

Weaning females

 

399

0.7

11.3

   

Weaning males

 

417

0.8

11.8

   

Total

 

3535

6.5

100.0