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Table 5 Purposes of livestock raising by villagers in Xisuhangbanna

From: Agrobiodiversity and in situ conservation in ethnic minority communities of Xishuangbanna in Yunnan Province, Southwest China

Type Cattle Buffalo Swine Goat Poultry
F % F % F % F % F %
Sale 6 4.9 5 3.1 45 12.7 34 47.9 94 26.1
Bank 32 26 47 29.6 77 21.6 13 18.3 35 9.7
Consumption 15 12.2 12 7.5 135 37.9 13 18.3 198 55
Plowing 0 0 20 12.6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Transportation 13 10.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Manure 55 44.7 75 47.2 78 21.9 7 9.9 0 0
Exchange 2 1.6 0 0 21 5.9 4 5.6 33 9.2
Total 123 100 159 100 356 100 71 100 360 100
  1. F Frequency of respondents, multiple responses