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Table 1 Cattle population by sex and age groups in the study districts.

From: Epidemiology and financial loss estimation of blackleg on smallholder cattle herders in Kembata Tambaro zone, Southern Ethiopia

Sex, age categories Name of the districts
Kedida Gamela Damboya Kacha Bira Angecha Sum
Male      39,905
 Male calves (<1 year) 1082 447 653 693 2875
 Bull (1–3 years) 5119 6327 4909 11,772 28,127
 Draft oxen 2489 1589 2902 1923 8903
Female      129,360
 Female calves (<1 year) 2383 720 1104 1253 5460
 Heifers (1–3 years) 12,528 10,777 11,176 10,908 45,389
 Dry cows 18,328 11,942 19,287 13,403 62,960
 Lactating cows 7498 1361 4691 2001 15,551
Total 49,427 33,163 44,722 41,953 169,265
  1. Among total cattle population, crossbred animals are 28,833
  2. Among lactating cows, the number of crossbred is 2485
  3. Among draft oxen, the number of crossbred is 2074