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Goat production systems and opportunities for market-orientation in southern Ethiopia

Jun 10, 2015

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Poster by Endeshaw Assefa, Girma Abebe, Azage Tegegne, Yosef TekleGeorgis and Berhanu Gebremedhin for Tropentag 2011, Bonn, Germany, 5–7 October 2011

  • 1. Goatproductionsystemsandopportunitiesfor marketorientationinSouthernEthiopia 12323 EndeshawAssefa ,GirmaAbebe ,AzageTegegne ,YosefTekleGeorgis andBerhanuGebremedhin 1 BureauofAgriculture,Awassa,SNNPR;2Hawasaauniversity,Ethiopia;3ImprovingProductivityandMarketSuccess(IPMS)Project,InternationalLivestockResearchInstitute(ILRI),P.O.Box5689,AddisAbaba,Ethiopia,Email:[email protected] Bonn,2011Introduction FlocksizeandstructureEthiopiahas22milliongoats(CSA,2009/10)and2/3arefoundinaridandsemiaridlowlands. Theoverallmeanflocksizewas5.980.55,ofwhich53.5%weredoes,13.4%castrates,13.8%bucks,10.6%doe kidsand8.8%buckkids(
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