[Tanzania] National Sample Census of Agriculture 2007/2008 Small Holder Agriculture, Volume III: Livestock Sector - National Report

Cover Tanzania 2007/2008 Vol 3


United Republic of Tanzania, Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries, Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Environment, Zanzibar, Prime Minister's Office, Regional Administration and Local Governments, Ministry of Industries, Trade and Marketing, The National Bureau of Statistics and the Office of the Chief Government Statistician, Zanzibar, (March 2012)

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This report provides detailed description of the state of the livestock sub-sector in Tanzania for the agricultural year 2007-2008. The detailed analysis and tabulation were based on smallholder farms and comparisons between Mainland regions and Zanzibar districts are made. In some cases, the contribution of large scale farms is included to give the overall country estimates.


  • Households Rearing Livestock, Head, Average Head Per Household
  • Number of Cattle Fed
  • Cattle by Type and Region (Indigenous, Improved Beef, Improved Dairy)
  • Number of Milk Cows
  • Average Milk Production Per Day: Cow, Goat
  • Average Number of Days for Cows on Milked
  • Average Cattle Milk Price
  • Quantity of Milk Produced
  • Number of Goats by Type (Indigenous, Improved for Meat, Improved Dairy)
  • Indigenous Sheep
  • Sheep by Breed Type
  • Pigs by Type
  • Pigs Per Household
  • Chicken by Type (Indigenous, Layer, Broiler)
  • Number of Eggs
  • Pests and Parasites, Number of Households and Control Type: Deworming, Tick, Tsetse Flies, Newcastle Disease, Fowl Typhoid Disease, Foot and Mouth Disease, Lympyskin Disease
  • Households Receiving Extension Advice: Livestock, Feeds and Feeding, Livestock Housing, Milking and Milk Hygiene, Livestock Fattening, Disease Control, Herd/Flock Size, Pasture Establishment, Group Formation, Calf Rearing, Improved Bulls, Livestock Feeds
  • Households Practicing Fish Farming and System of Fish Farming
  • Source of Fingerings
  • Location of Selling Fish
  • Fish Harvested
  • Pond Size
  • Honey Production/Collection
  • Average Price of Honey

Livestock: Cattle, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Chicken, Ducks, Guine Pigs, Turkeys, Rabbits, Donkeys, Horses, Dogs, Fish, Bees

Regions: Dodoma, Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Tanga, Morogoro, Pwani, Dar es Salaam, Lindi, Mtwara, Ruvuma, Iringa, Mbeya, Singida, Tabora, Rukwa, Kigoma, Shinyanga, Kagera, Mwanza, Mara, Manyara, North Unguja, South Unguja, Urban West, North Pemba, South Pemba, Zanzibar, Tanzania