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  1. Access AgricultureTraining Video Pastures that are grazed continuously get exhausted and grow little forage for the animals. Divide your pasture in sections using a fence, and let the animals graze one section at a time. When the pasture plants are half-way eaten, move the animals to another...
  2. 1990-01-01 Goats are among the smallest domesticated ruminants and have served mankind longer than cattle or sheep. They thrive in arid, semitropical, or mountainous countries. More than 460 million goats in the world produce over 4.5 million tons of milk and 1.2 million tons of meat annually, besides...
  3. 1990-01-01 The sheep was one of the earliest animal species to be domesticated, with evidence that they were kept and not hunted as early as 10,700 years ago in the gorge of the Greater Zab River in Northern Iraq. Wool has been found in the remains of 20,000-year old villages in Switzerland (Blakely and...
  4. 1986-01-01 Most animal science manuals have focused on the care and management of common breeds of domestic animals to achieve greater production. This manual emphasizes the environmental factors that affect livestock and livestock interactions. Standard livestock texts should be consulted for detailed...
  5. Lightning Talk, 2022 East Africa Pastoralist Symposium, March 29, 2022. Presenter: Cathy Watson
  6. Lightning Talk, ECHOEast Africa Pastoralist Symposium, March 29, 2022. Presenter: Jeremy Lowney
  7. This report warns that the dominant picture of livestock’s impacts on climate change has been distorted by faulty assumptions that focus on intensive, industrial farming in rich countries. Millions of people worldwide who depend on extensive livestock production, with relatively lower climate...
  8. 2006-09-20 Bridging the gaps between researchers' and farmers' realities Improving service delivery in Yunnan, China Better livestock management in Guatemala Documenting, validating and scaling-up local innovations From piloting to scaling up Change through shared learning In search of new sources of...
  9. 2018-03-20 The livelihoods and nutritional impacts of LEGS interventions LEGS Briefing Paper This Briefing Paper summarizes the livelihoods and nutritional impacts of LEGS interventions during drought, and then examines these impacts in relation to recent trends in aid funding to livestock-related support...
  10. 2018-03-20 How does early response affect households in pastoralist areas? LEGS Briefing Paper This Briefing Paper takes a different perspective on assessing the value of early response, and focuses on the impacts of livestock projects on poorer households in pastoralist areas. These households often have...