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Table 2 Goat herds composition in Laghouat region

From: A basic characterization of small-holders’ goat production systems in Laghouat area, Algeria

Variables Modalities Frequencies (%)
Specialization of livestock Specialized in goat 13.2
Mixed species 86.8
Native breeds   45.3
  Mekatia 6.2
Arabia 89.6
Arabia and Mekatia 4.2
Other breeds   54.7
  Crossbreds 15.5
Saanen 10.4
Arabia and Saanen 1.7
Crossbreds and Saanen 6.9
Arabia and Crossbreds 36.2
Arabia and Crossbreds and Saanen 24.1
Crossbreds and Saanen and Alpine 5.2