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Table 1 Description of variables used in the estimation of the hedonic price function

From: What determine the price of Bonga sheep at the market level in Southwestern Ethiopia? A hedonic price analysis

Attributes Attribute description and measurement
Sheep price Price of sheep per head by Ethiopian Birr (ETB) in natural logarithm
Age of sheep Continuous; measured by the arrangement of teeth in months
Sex of sheep Dummy; 1 = male, 0 = female
Coat colour Categorical; 1 = red, 2 = white-mixed, 3 = brown, 4 = black
Body condition Categorical; 1 = good, 2 = average, 3 = poor
Tail type Categorical; 1 = very fat, 2 = fat tailed, 3 = thin tailed
Horn type Dummy; 1 = horny, 0 = hornless
Buyer type Categorical; 1 = farmer 2 = consumer 3 = trader 4 = Butchers and hotels
Market place Categorical; 1 = boka, 2 = bonga, 3 = gojjeb, 4 = daka, 5 = Oda
Seasons of sheep sold Categorical; 1 = holiday seasons, 2 = fasting seasons, 3 = normal season
Purpose of purchase Categorical; 1 = resale, 2 = rearing, 3 = slaughtering(consumption), 4 = Religious purpose