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Table 5 Goat management under different villages in rural areas of the Nile Delta in Egypt

From: Assessment of the traditional goat production systems in rural areas of the Nile Delta in Egypt

Variables Level/Range Villages Mea (n = 100)
Shanway Kafr El Hema Sakyet Abu Sha’ra Samalay Kafr El Pharaonia
No.* % No.* % No.* % No.* % No.* % No.* %
Management systems Tethering 10 10 9 9 12 12 11 11 12 12 54 54
Semi-intensive 4 4 3 3 4 4 2 2 2 2 15 15
Semi-extensive 6 6 8 8 4 4 7 7 6 6 31 31
Extensive 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Traditional production systems Main occupation 2 10 1 5 2 10 1 5 1 5 7 7
Crop and livestock farming 14 70 17 85 16 80 19 95 17 85 83 83
Small-scale trade 4 20 2 10 2 10 0 0 2 10 10 10
Kid-rearing system Hand-fed 8 40 6 30 6 30 8 40 5 25 33 33
Suckling 12 60 14 70 14 70 12 60 15 75 67 67
Identification systemsa 4 20 3 15 2 10 3 15 2 10 14 14
Performance recordinga 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2 2
Supplementationa 10 50 8 40 11 55 9 45 12 60 50 50
Request for veterinary servicesa 8 40 9 45 4 20 10 50 9 45 40 40
Request for extension servicesa 0 0 1 5 0 0 1 5 0 0 2 2
Access to agricultural marketsa 5 25 4 20 3 15 1 5 4 20 17 17
  1. aMultiple responses were possible, so the sum of percentages is not 100