International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 5, May 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Cost and Return Analysis Sheep Fattening in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Nigeria
      Jimjel Zalkuwi,Asabe Ibrahim and Hyelkaya Philemon
Abstract: The study examined the cost and return of sheep fattening in Gombi Local Area of Adamawa State, it focus on profitability of the sheep fattening in the study area and factors militating against sheep in the sheep fattening in the area. Data were collected from a random sample of 90 sheep fatteners by means of snow ball sampling technique to which questionnaires were administered. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics to describe the constraint associated with sheep fattening and Gross Margin was used to determine the profitability of sheep fattening . The major problems facing the farmers include high cost of feeds, inadequate credit facilities, and high cost of medication. A policy and research emphasis should be geared toward feeds production at affordable price to the fatteners and fatteners should be educated on how to formulate local feeds to reduce cost and access to feeds for better efficiency

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Jimjel Zalkuwi,Asabe Ibrahim and Hyelkaya Philemon (2018); Cost and Return Analysis Sheep Fattening in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Nigeria; Int J Sci Res Publ 4(5) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0514.php?rp=P292609
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