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Title:Mixed herding and the demographic parameters of domestic animals in arid and semi-arid zones of Tropical Africa
Authors:Wilson, R. Trevor
Diallo, Abdarahamane
Wagenaar, Klaas
Book title:Population, health and nutrition in the Sahel
Geographic term:Subsaharan Africa
animal husbandry
Abstract:This study describes the following demographic parameters for camels, cattle, goats, sheep and donkeys: fertility, seasonality of reproduction; birth intervals; annual rate of reproduction; births per breeding female; mortality; growth and bode weight; population structure. - Diagr., graph., note, tab.