Improved sheep fattening with youth entrepreneurship focus results in improved beneficiary incomes and fatter sheep
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Laura Becker. (21/3/2021). Improved sheep fattening with youth entrepreneurship focus results in improved beneficiary incomes and fatter sheep. URL: https://dx.doi.org/20.500.11766.1/fc4bb0
Youth increased the fattening weights of rams from 56-122g/day to 94-198g/day (44-67%) and were able to sell sheep at a higher price, from ETB 1200-2500 to ETB 2200-4000 (45-70%) after receiving training on improved sheep practices and entrepreneurship, and a basic start-up package. These youth went on to influence farmers in their communities by hosting open field days to disseminate improved practices and provide basic veterinary services.
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