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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