Skip to main content

Table 2 Percentage of variable cost items out of total costs recorded in 2010

From: Economic performance of small ruminant production in a protected area: a case study from Tell Ar-Rumman, a Mediterranean ecosystem in Jordan

Item Herder 1 sheep Herder 2 goat Herder 3 sheep Herder 3 goat Herder 4 goat Herder 5 sheep Herder 5 goat
Feed 86% 62% 79% 61% 62% 51% 53%
Labor 11% 34% 18% 36% 33% 42% 44%
Transportation 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Water 1% 0% 1% 0% 2% 3% 1%
Maintenance 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1%
Medications 1% 3% 1% 1% 2% 2% 0%
  1. Source: Calculated from 2010 records.