The traditional livestock breeding practices of women and men Somali pastoralists: breeding management and beliefs on breeding issues. Animal Production Science, 59, 1568-1583

Authors: Marshall K., Mtimet N., Wanyoike F., Ndiwa N., Ghebremariam H., Mugunieri L., Costagli R.
Date: 2019


This report focuses on the breeding practices of Somali women and men pastoralists. It also lays emphasis on the importance of livestock to household livelihoods and livestock risk-reduction practices, herd structure and species mix, herding arrangements and migration patterns, breeding practices, including sources of breeding animals, beliefs on breeding issues and constraints to livestock production and breeding.