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2 edition of Promoting cattle fattening amongst peasants in Niger. found in the catalog.

Promoting cattle fattening amongst peasants in Niger.

Christopher Wardle

Promoting cattle fattening amongst peasants in Niger.

by Christopher Wardle

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Published by University of Michigan, Center for Research on Economic Development in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLivestock production and marketing in the entente states of West Africa : working papers -- 2
ContributionsUniversity of Michigan. Center for Research on Economic Development.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13670960M

not allowing the cattle to become too fat or too thin. Cows do not milk as well and may have problems calving or getting bred if they are overweight or underweight. Bulls that are not in good condition may perform poorly during the breeding season. See “Feeding beef cattle,” page 5, for information on nutritional needs of beef cattle. Cattle farming is the management of bulls and cows for beef and/or milk production purpose. In commercial cattle farming, the goal of production is to make money through selling of live cattle or animal products (meat, milk, etc.). This enterprise is divided into three sub-production types, based on the purpose of production.

  Study area. The study was conducted in Baringo, one of the arid and semi-arid districts in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. It is located between latitudes 35°30' and 36°30' East and latitudes 00°10' South and 00°' North, and covers an area of 10, km 2, of which about km 2 is surface water. The district is hot and dry throughout most of the year. cattle production is in the Ozark Mountains of for roughly 54 percent of the total beef cow numbers. Benton and Washington Counties are the two largest counties in terms of all cattle and calves numbers, , head, respectively. The Ouachita Mountain region, in west central and southwest.

Governor Bello Mohammed (Matawallen Maradun) inherited a near total break of law and order in Zamfara state last year. Banditry and kidnappings, rape and robbery were vices attacking the fabrics. Finally, check if there is a government policy on cattle farming in the region before you pay for the land. Get your animal stock. Visit cattle farms and get healthy stock for your farm. Your attention must be focused on getting healthy and fit cattle and make sure you visit a farm that is well known for assurance that you won’t get swindled.


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