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Table 2 Factor loadings regarding the farmers’ interest in knowledge and training on farm management practices

From: Farmers’ perceptions and attitudes towards the development of the sheep and goat sector in the Greek region of Evros

Factor loadings
Variable Following rotation
Management of replacement stock 0.915 0.049 0.206
Management of dairy animals 0.878 0.158 0.207
Rate of stock replacement 0.873 0.011 0.265
Management of pregnant animals 0.821 0.125 0.262
Improved sanitation conditions 0.783 0.064 0.344
Lairage systems & well-being 0.722 0.279 0.294
Use of improved breeds 0.681 0.240 0.067
Electronic milking systems and their management 0.195 0.808 0.153
Management practices for organic production −0.056 0.769 0.011
Recording analysis and monitoring of production animal health and reproduction 0.307 0.719 0.221
Use of rational feeding systems 0.304 0.214 0.866
Quality digestibility and production of animal feed 0.370 0.133 0.856