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Table 9 Breakdown of herd entries by cause

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

  Entries  
  Births Purchases Overall
No. HH (% of HH) 39/40 20/40 40/40
No. cattle 1,055 76 1,131
% of all entries 93.3 6.7 100.0
Mean no./HH 26.4 1.9 28.7
  Calving rate Purchase rate Entry rate
Denominator Cows All All
Number cattle 1,845 5,722 5,722
Rate (%) 57.2 1.3 19.8
  1. Source: June questionnaire; all rates based on herd size one year previously