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Table 2 Distribution of breeders according to the size of their camel herd and husbandry mode

From: Gene-driving management practices in the dromedary husbandry systems under arid climatic conditions in Algeria

Camel herd size (number of heads) Husbandry mode Total
Nomadic Transhumant Semi-nomadic Sedentary
<20 325 250 200 125 900
21–40 754 650 153 330 1887
41–60 480 540 240 280 1540
61–80 497 500 660 230 1887
> 80 1971 123 515 1000 3609
Total 4027 2063 1768 1965 9823