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Table 5 Livestock population and other attributes in the grassland

From: Evolution of sedentary pastoralism in south India: case study of the Kangayam grassland

  Erode Karur Coimbatore Total
  Population    
Cattle 87312 25049 29453 141814
Buffalo 68534 27240 8234 104008
Sheep 224383 162264 15693 402340
Goat 89018 23792 18362 131172
Total 469247 238345 71742 779334
Livestock no/1000 human beings 1185 1427 355 1019
Total ACU 195771 78764 41742 316276
ACU/ha 0.88 0.81 0.64 0.82