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Table 3 Ranking of livestock species according to importance by respondents (N=233)

From: Ethnoveterinary plants and practices used for ecto-parasite control in semi-arid smallholder farming areas of Zimbabwe

Species Rank Frequency (%)
Cattle 1 77.7
Indigenous chickens 2 76.9
Goats 3 56.6
Donkeys 4 28.4
Sheep 5 13.8
Pigs 6 10.7
*Other species 7 7.2
Commercial chickens 8 5.7
  1. *Refers to livestock species that were available in very small numbers which include; turkeys, ducks, rabbits, pigeons and guinea fowls.