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Tanzania accounts for about 1.4% of the global cattle population and 11% of African cattle population (FAO 2014). Tanzania has about 30.5 million cattle, 18.8 million goats and 5.3 million sheep. Other livestock include; 1.9 million pigs, 38.2 million local chickens and 36.6 million improved chickens. The livestock sector employs about 50% of her population, which is equivalent to 4.6 million households who their income depends on livestock.