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Table 3 Number of herds undertaking transhumance by season

From: Fulani cattle productivity and management in the Kachia Grazing Reserve, Nigeria

Data source Question asked No. of herds Dry only (D) no. HH (%) Wet only (W) no. HH (%) Dry and wet (D&W) no. HH (%) D or W or D&W no. HH (%)
March questionnaire Did you take any cattle out of the KGR in the last year? 56 26 (56.5) 0 (0) 0 (0) 26 (56.5)
June census Are any of your cattle currently away on transhumance? 700 NA NA NA 175 (25.0)
June questionnaire Did you take your cattle on transhumance during the last dry and/or wet seasons? 39 12 (30.8) 5 (12.8) 10 (25.6) 27 (69.2)
October questionnaire Did you take your cattle on transhumance during the last dry and/or wet seasons? 38 10 (26.3) 4 (10.5) 20 (52.6) 34 (89.5)
  1. NA not available