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Table 6 Adult females and lactating females as a proportion of total herds (adapted from Dahl and Hjort 1976)

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

Herd type Adult females as % of total herd Lactating females as % of total herd
Cattle 41 15
Camels 34 17
Goats 35 13
Sheep 39 16