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Table 1 Herd size and origin of camels in Northeastern Nigeria

From: Herd growth parameters and constraints of camel rearing in Northeastern Nigeria

  Variable Percentage of respondents
Camels Cattle Sheep Goats Poultry
Herd size <10 2 32 0 2 92
10 to 20 5 22 8 9 8
20 to 30 11 9 12 11 0
30 to 40 18 15 18 28 0
20 to 50 18 6 21 15 0
>50 46 16 41 35 0
Origin of animals Eastern Africa 69 - - - -
Northern Africa 21 - - - -