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Table 1 Informants’ response (N = 422) on overall husbandry practice of dairy cow production in Kucha, Ethiopia

From: Prevalence and associated factors of gastrointestinal helminthiasis of lactating cow and effect of strategic deworming on milk quantity, fat, and protein in Kucha, Ethiopia

Variable Number Percent
Dairy cow herd size
 1–3 animal 206 49
 4–6 animal 180 42
  > 6 animal 36 9
No. of the lactating cow
 1 cow 271 64.2
 2 cows 108 25.6
 3 cows 43 10.2
Breed
 Zebu 404 95.7
 Zebu x HF cross 18 4.3
Age
 young (4–7 years) 289 68.5
 adult (8–10 years) 16 3.8
 old (> 10 years) 117 27.7
Lactation stage
 early (calving-3 months) 145 34.4
 mid (3–6 months) 161 38.2
 late (> 6 months) 116 27.4
Average body condition score
 1.7 87 20.6
 2.6 252 59.7
 6.3 83 19.7
Presence of other species of animals
 yes 72 17
 no 350 83
Type of anthelmintic used
 Albendazole bolus 276 65.4
 Ivermectin 35 8.3
 Tetramisole 86 20.37
 Tetrox 25 5.93
Management
 extensive 400 94.7
 semi-intensive 22 5.3
  1. HF Holstein Frisian