Factors Influencing the Efficiency of Cattle Production among Farmers in Bade Local Government Area, Yobe State, Nigeria

Authors

  • D. B. Ishaya Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
  • O.J. Makinde Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria;
  • B.O. Oyediran Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria
  • A. Maidala Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria
  • A. B. Sikiru Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria;
  • A. A. Mohammed 3Department of Animal Production, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria;
  • S. Isaac F C E (Technical) Bichi, Kano State, Nigeria
  • A. Lawan Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria
  • I. O. Adejumo Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria
  • A. M. Dunya Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria
  • I. C. Mohammed Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria

Keywords:

Socio-economic, efficiency, cattle, Bade LGA, rural

Abstract

The factors influencing the efficiency of cattle production among farmers in Bade LGA, Yobe State, Nigeria were investigated. Structured questionnaire was used for data collection from 200cattle farmers and analysed with descriptive statistics and regression analysis. Findings showed that cattle farmers between the age of 40-59years old dominated ownership of cattle (55.50%). Semi intensive system was still practiced with majority dependent on forage grazing for the animals. A regression analysis result showed that certain socio-economic variables such as educational level and cattle farming experience had direct impact on cattle production (R2=0.48).The findings

Author Biographies

D. B. Ishaya, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria

Department of Agronomy, 

O.J. Makinde, Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria;

Department of Animal Science,

B.O. Oyediran, Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria

Department of Animal Science, 

A. Maidala, Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria

Department of Animal Science, 

A. B. Sikiru, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria;

Department of Animal Production,

A. A. Mohammed, 3Department of Animal Production, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria;

Department of Animal Production, 

S. Isaac, F C E (Technical) Bichi, Kano State, Nigeria

Department of Agric. Science Education 

A. Lawan, Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria

Department of Animal Science, 

I. O. Adejumo, Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria

Department of Animal Science, 

A. M. Dunya, Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria

2Department of Animal Science, 

I. C. Mohammed, Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria

Department of Animal Science, 

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Published

2024-07-09

How to Cite

Ishaya, D. B. ., Makinde, O. ., Oyediran, B. ., Maidala, A. ., Sikiru, A. B. ., Mohammed, A. A. ., Isaac, S. ., Lawan, A. ., Adejumo, I. O. ., Dunya, A. M. ., & Mohammed, I. C. . (2024). Factors Influencing the Efficiency of Cattle Production among Farmers in Bade Local Government Area, Yobe State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 1144–1147. Retrieved from https://njap.org.ng/index.php/njap/article/view/6233

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