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Research, Policy and Practice

Table 2 Yak tending problems faced by herders

From: A pattern of livestock depredation by snow leopard to the yak herding pastoralist in western Bhutan

Problem category Number %
Predators 24 42.90%
Disease 11 19.60%
Pasture pressure at the border with Tibet 3 5.40%
Feral domestic dogs 7 12.50%
Labour shortage 11 19.60%