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Table 1 Socio-economic Characteristics of Livestock Farmers

From: Local knowledge and socio-economic determinants of traditional medicines' utilization in livestock health management in Southwest Nigeria

Farming experience (yrs) No of farmers Percentage Cumulative percentage
1-10 59 49.2 -
11-20 43 35.8 85.0
21-30 18 15.0 100.0
Educational level    
No formal education 26 21.7 -
Adult literacy education 18 15.0 36.7
Primary school 36 30.0 66.7
Secondary school 30 25.0 91.7
Tertiary school 10 8.3 100.0
Sex    
Male 105 87.5 87.5
Female 15 12.5 100.0
Types of ruminants*    
Goat 96 80.0 -
Sheep 61 50.8 -
Cattle 26 21.7 -
  1. *Most farmers kept more than one type of livestock.