Livestock production in central Mali: The "Mouton de Case" system of smallholder sheep fattening
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Agricultural Systems;16(4): 217-230
Permanent link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10568/28090
Presents results of studies to characterize & define the 'Mouton de Case' intensive sheep fattening system in Central Mali, viz. ownership patterns, management and feeds & feeding systems in two agro-pastoral subsystems in Niono area; growth rates & weights of sheep; costs, benefits, motivation & production problems; price/weight/age relationships of sheep on sale and effects of 'tabaski' on sale & slaughter patterns.