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Table 7 Constraints for goat farmers 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

Problems Mean ± SE %
Lack of access to improved animals 18.20 ± 0.374 91
Low fertility in animals 10.20 ± 0.800 41
Feeding problems 5.20 ± 0.489 26
Lack of extension services 16.40 ± 0.678 82
Lack of veterinary services 5.80 ± 0.663 29
Livestock disease 12.00 ± 0.836 60
Disease control 16.20 ± 0.583 81
Kid losses 8.60 ± 1.208 43
Abortion 4.00 ± 0.447 20
Livestock theft 11.60 ± 0.509 58
Fencing 12.00 ± 0.707 60
  1. Multiple responses were possible, so the sum of percentages is not 100