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Table 1 Details of the 30 nomad cashmere-producing farms

From: An investigation of organic sheep and goat production by nomad pastoralists in southern Iran

Nomad family Place of origin Size of family (persons) Number of animals (heads)a
    G S C
1 Arzooeih 7 225 40 30
2 Galoogiran 5 142 40 41
3 Janat Abad 6 251 33 35
4 Janat Abad 8 306 - 50
5 Geloo Mahmoudabad 9 323 4 70
6 Khobr 7 280 21 50
7 Khobr 4 200 10 30
8 Soltani-Baft 6 373 150 20
9 Gelook - Baft 9 315 33 15
10 Geloo Anjeer 6 225 25 25
11 Se Chah Dehsard 4 185 - 18
12 Dashtab - Baft 5 179 47 45
13 Sanouheh Dashtab 5 176 40 1
14 Dokoohe - Baft 6 155 17 30
15 Dokoohe - Baft 4 200 - 25
16 Zarab 5 130 - 30
17 Sechah Dahsard 5 356 3 25
18 Gelook - Baft 4 303 53 15
19 Esmailabad - Baft 5 208 58 20
20 Esmail Abad - Baft 3 109 21 13
21 Esmailabad - Baft 3 102 17 1
22 Geloo Mahmoudabad 4 130 24 15
23 Geloodar Kooshki 5 150 - 12
24 Godar Zarab 3 83 - 15
25 Zarab 6 219 20 20
26 Zarab 3 140 50 13
27 Dahaneh Zardan 4 155 - 20
28 Geloo Mahmoudabad 5 120 15 15
29 Dehsalar 5 286 106 30
30 Dehsalar 5 153 15 15
  1. G, goats; S, sheep; C, chicken