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Table 4 Labour requirements for camel management

From: Socio-economic determinants of pastoralists’ choice of camel production in Karamoja sub-region, Uganda

  % share of involvement in camel management
Management practice Adult males (18–65 years) Adult females (18–65 years) Adult children (10–18 years) Young children (5–10 years) Elderly (above 65)
Milking 28.0 33.6 25.0 5.6 7.8
Herding 32.1 8.8 34.9 18.6 5.6
Watering 35.0 21.9 22.8 8.0 12.2
Calf management 21.7 14.7 28.3 23.9 11.4
Salt management 34.1 26.4 15.9 6.6 17.0
Spraying 48.7 14.0 14.0 1.3 22.0