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Table 5 Practices of feed supplementation (%) by dairy farmers in Jimma town

From: Assessment of feed resources, feeding practices and coping strategies to feed scarcity by smallholder urban dairy producers in Jimma town, Ethiopia

Variable Type of farm
Small Medium Large Total P value
Practice of concentrate supplementation      0.361
 Yes 33.3 31.5 33.3 98.1  
 No 0 1.9 0 1.9  
Types of supplements used      
 Noug cake 5.6 3.7 3.7 13.0 0.182
 Concentrate mix 0 3.7 0 3.7  
 Wheat bran and concentrate mix 20.4 22.2 29.6 72.2  
 Bean and pea hulls 3.7 3.7 0 7.4  
 Wheat bran and hulls 3.7 3.7 0 7.4  
Class of animals supplemented      0.191
 Milking cows 33.3 31.5 29.6 94.4  
 Milking cows and calves 0 1.9 0 1.9  
 All classes of cattle 0 0 3.7 3.7