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Table 6 Pasture size and livestock distribution in the Kangayam grassland

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

Sl no Particulars Size/number Percent
1 Pasture size (ha) < 2 27.5
   2-4 37.5
   4-6 20.0
   >6 15.0
2 Distribution of livestock   
   a) Cattle and buffalo (no.) 0 7.5
   1-4 70.0
   5-10 12.5
   >10 10.0
   b) Sheep (no.) 0 17.5
   1-10 7.5
   11-20 32.5
   >21 42.5
   c) Goats (no.) 0 85.0
   0-5 12.5
   >5 2.5
  1. Source: Based on survey of 40 farm families in the grassland