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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:Animal Husbandry Production without Pollution
Author:Kategile, J.A.
Periodical:Tanzania Notes and Records
Geographic term:Tanzania
Subjects:animal husbandry
Agriculture, Natural Resources and the Environment
Development and Technology
Abstract:Tanzania has a large livestock population comprised of 12 million cattle, six million sheep and goats, 80 thousand pigs and 17 million poultry, besides 150 thousand donkeys and a few water buffaloes. However, the distribution of livestock in the country is very uneven. As the livestock industry develops and expands there will be an increasing need for confining animals, with the subsequent problems of waste accumulation and disposal and water and air pollution (e.g. dairy industry, pig industry, poultry industry). It is worthwhile for planners to bear these problems in mind when drawing up livestock plans, ref.