Livestock production in central Mali: The Macina wool sheep of the Niger inundation zone
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Tropical Animal Health and Production;15(1): 17-31
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Outlines the supposed origins, known history and distribution of Macina sheep in the Niger innundation zone of Mali w. a physical description of the breed, discussing population demography and traditional systems of management; evaluates productivity using results of a questionnaire survey of traditional owners and analysis of four years' data on a small flock owned by ILCA and managed on traditional lines.