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Research, Policy and Practice

Table 5 Cattle selling by the beneficiaries of the Nguni Cattle Project in Eastern Cape (No. = 120)

From: Herd dynamics, production and marketing constraints in the commercialization of cattle across Nguni Cattle Project beneficiaries in Eastern Cape, South Africa

Parameters Number of beneficiaries
  No. %
Number of farmer selling cattle
 Yes 94 78
 No 26 22
Type of cattle sold (n = 94)
 Weaners 33 35.2
 Adult 61 64.8
Type of market channels (n = 94)
 Abattoir 4 4.3
 Auction 8 8.5
 Feedlot 8 8.5
 Sales from other farmers 74 78.7
Market support from government
 Supported 5 4
 Not supported 115 96