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Table 3 Draft cattle work output in Tororo district

From: Contribution of draft cattle to rural livelihoods in a district of southeastern Uganda endemic for bovine parasitic diseases: an economic evaluation

Output Parameter Duration Standard deviation (SD)
Age at which work oxen start work 2.6 0.6
Age at which working life ends 11.1 2.4
Time for a pair of draft cattle to plow one acre of land (days) 2.2 0.7
Hours worked per day 4.3 0.4
Days worked plowing own farm per year 16.1 2.5
Days worked plowing other people’s farm per year 35.3 8.2
Days worked doing other draft work per year 0.2 0.4
Total days worked per year 51.6 6.8