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n Stockfarm - Stock theft trends and the role of unmarked livestock - focus on...

Volume 7 Number 4
  • ISSN : 2221-7304
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Abstract

Apart from predators, disease and bad weather conditions, stock theft is one of the numerous risks every livestock farmer has to face on a daily basis. Researchers have found that stock theft is the result of mainly poverty and drought conditions, with the latter resulting in low yields (Dzimba and Matooane, 2005; Cheserek et al., 2012; Khoabane and Black, 2012). If we compare livestock theft to other crimes in South Africa, it seems as though it is one of the country’s less serious problems. As a result of its seemingly lower importance, very little research has thus far been done with

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2017-04-21
2017-04-24

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