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Table 6 Purpose of sheep and goat fattening in the Amhara region

From: Small ruminant fattening practices in Amhara region, Ethiopia

Purpose/reasons Frequency %
Income source 163 81.5
Meat 4 2.0
Sacrifice/rituals 2 1.0
Social/cultural function 3 1.5
Saving 2 1.0
Risk/benefit 24 12.0
Others 2 1.0
Total 200 100.0
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