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Table 11 Numbers of animals that can be watered at a well in a day (OECD/CILSS 1987)

From: What value for pastoral livelihoods? An economic valuation of development alternatives for ephemeral wetlands in eastern Mauritania

Rate of flow (m3/day) Number of animals per day (20 l/TLU/day) Number of animals per day (30 l/TLU/day)
30 1,500 1,000
40 2,000 1,334
50 2,500 1,667
  1. TLU equivalents: cow (0.7), camel (1), sheep (0.1), goat (0.1) (LEAD 2002)