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Table 2 Average camel holding per household in major camel-rearing areas

From: Camel production systems in Ethiopia: a review of literature with notes on MERS-CoV risk factors

Region Location Camel holding per household Source Remarks
Average Range
Somali Jijiga 37.6 - Tezera and Belay 2002 1989 estimate
Jijiga 35.2 7 to 93 Tezera and Belay 2002 1996 estimate
Jijiga 20.4 4 to 40 Tadesse et al. 2014a  
Jijiga and Shinille 25.7 1 to 150 Eyasu 2009  
Shinille 26.1 - Tezera and Belay 2002 1989 estimate
Shinille 22.7 4 to 73 Tezera and Belay 2002 1996 estimate
Shinille 20.2 2 to 35 Tadesse et al. 2014a  
Gode 27.5 6 to 52 Tadesse et al. 2014a  
Moyale 24.1 8 to 50 Tadesse et al. 2014a  
Babile 34.5 16 to 66 Sisay et al. 2015  
Gursum 28.5 16 to 51 Sisay et al. 2015  
Afar Amibara 19.2 4 to 50 Tadesse et al. 2014a  
Mille 28.1 2 to 35 Tadesse et al. 2014a  
Oromia Borana 19.6 - Megersa et al. 2008  
Borana 13.33   Dejene 2015