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Table 4 Number of livestock owned and household annual incomes (US$) from different livestock production activities

From: Trade-offs for climate-resilient pastoral livelihoods in wildlife conservancies in the Mara ecosystem, Kenya

Livestock % of HH Meana Min Max SD Median
Livestock owned (TLU) 100 64.8 3.0 389.2 62.9 45.3
TLU per AU 100 9.0 0.6 40.0 6.7 7.7
Value of livestock sold (n = 249) 92 2,276 18 21,313 2,923 1,199
Value of livestock consumed (n = 249) 73 182 11 1,198 158 143
Value of milk sold (n = 257) 12 280 19 1,755 356 141
Total livestock production (n = 248)b 97 2,504 21 22,073 3,014 1,510
  1. aOnly includes those households involved in a particular activity
  2. bTotal livestock production = livestock consumption + livestock sales + livestock gifts received + milk sales