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Table 3 Mean (± SD) sale price (Ksh) of different classes of camels in pastoral and peri-urban systems

From: Assessment of camel and camel milk marketing practices in an emerging peri-urban production system in Isiolo County, Kenya

Camel class Production system Mean difference t test (p value)
Pastoral Peri-urban
Heifers 17,070 ± 10,864 11,200 ± 5,575 5,870 0.282 NS
Steers (≤4 years) 11,138 ± 7,838 10,800 ± 3,082 338 0.835 NS
Breeding females 16,738 ± 10,322 13,900 ± 3,814 2,838 0.407 NS
Breeding males 20,152 ± 8,148 12,800 ± 4,532 7,352 0.044*
  1. KSh. 69 = US$1 at the time of the study (2007). *p < 0.05; NS = p > 0.05.