Fulani cattle productivity and management in the Kachia Grazing Reserve, Nigeria

  title={Fulani cattle productivity and management in the Kachia Grazing Reserve, Nigeria},
  author={Marie J. Ducrotoy and Ayodele O. Majekodunmi and Alexandra P M Shaw and Husein Bagulo and Usman Baba Musa and Wilson J. Bertu and Amahyel M. Gusi and Reuben A Ocholi and Ward Bryssinckx and Susan Christina Welburn},
Kachia Grazing Reserve (KGR) in northern Nigeria was home to some 10,000 Fulani pastoralists and their 40,000 cattle in June 2011. This study examines productivity and management of cattle belonging to livestock keepers within the reserve before and after a mass immigration event when 3,000 refugees moved into the reserve with their cattle to escape inter-community violence during May 2011. Data, on livestock management strategies (transhumance) and production parameters (herd size, composition… 
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