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1. Name of the interviewer

 Mthobeli Mshubeki
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

2. Name

 Senzo
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

3. Date

 12/2/2017
 (50%) 
 
 12/15/2017
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

4. Questionnaire No

 1
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

5. Province

 Eastern Cape
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

6. District Municipality

 Amathole
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

7. Local Municipality

 Nkonkobe
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

8. Town

 Alice
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

9. Contact numbers

 040 7892 453
 (50%) 
 
 0833805555
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

10. Age in years

 44
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

11. Race

 African
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

12. Gender

 Male
 (100%)  
 Female
 (0%)  

Total: 2

13. Education

 No School
 (0%)  
 <Grade 12
 (50%) 
 
 Grade 12
 (50%) 
 
 Tertiary
 (0%)  

Total: 2

14. Household size

 12
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

15. Farming experience (years)

 9
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

16. What is your main source of income?

 old age grand
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

17. Indicate your source/s of income

 Livestock sales
 (0%)  
 Wage income/ salary
 (50%) 
 
 Social grants
 (50%) 
 
 Remittance
 (0%)  
 Other (specify)
 (0%)  

Total: 2

18. Land tenure system

 Own land
 (50%) 
 
 Communal
 (50%) 
 
 Leased
 (0%)  

Total: 2

19. Water sources

 Ground water
 (0%)  
 Dam
 (0%)  
 River
 (50%) 
 
 None
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

20. Fenced grazing camps with water sources

 Yes
 (0%)  
 No
 (0%)  
 0
 (50%) 
 
 1
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

21. Do you keep any of the following livestock? If so, complete the field below and tell us how many?

 Cattle
 (0%)  
 Sheep
 (50%) 
 
 Goats
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

22. Reason for keeping/owning livestock

 Household consumption
 (0%)  
 Main source of livelihood
 (0%)  
 Sell during emergencies
 (100%)  
 Sale of animal products
 (0%)  

Total: 2

23. Are your animals identified

 Yes
 (0%)  
 No
 (0%)  
 1
 (50%) 
 
 0
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

24. How are your animals identified?

 Ear tagging
 (0%)  
 Ear tattooing
 (0%)  
 Number tagging
 (50%) 
 
 Branding
 (0%)  
 Ear notching
 (0%)  
 Not identified
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

25. If your animals are not identified, why not?


Total: 0

26. Apart from natural grazing do you usually provide your animals with supplements?

 Yes
 (0%)  
 No
 (0%)  
 0
 (50%) 
 
 1
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

27. Who primarily manages the day to day activities of livestock?

 Self
 (100%)  
 Hired worker
 (0%)  

Total: 2

28. If not managed by the owner, how often do you inspect your livestock?

 Daily
 (0%)  
 Weekly
 (100%)  
 Monthly
 (0%)  

Total: 2

29. Do you usually sell your small stock?

 Yes
 (0%)  
 No
 (0%)  
 0
 (50%) 
 
 1
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

30. How many small stock do you sell in a year?

 3
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

31. At what age do you usually sell?

 4 years
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

32. Who determines the price?

 Myself
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

33. On which basis is the price set?

 TEST
 (100%)  

Total: 1

34. When do you normally sell and why?

 Summer
 (50%) 
 
 Winter
 (50%) 
 
 Spring
 (0%)  
 Autumn
 (0%)  

Total: 2

35. Where do you sell your animals and products?

 sorrounding villages
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

36. Are you a member of any farmers’ organisation? I yes, what is it called?

 Yes
 (0%)  
 No
 (100%)  

Total: 2

37. Please list the top 5 most common diseases of small stock you experience in your herd and indicate the type of animal affected.

 Redheart Gallsickness Mouth and foot diseases
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

38. Do you usually vaccinate your animals?

 Yes
 (0%)  
 No
 (0%)  
 0
 (50%) 
 
 1
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

39. What type of livestock do you vaccinate?

 not vaccinating at all
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

40. For what diseases do you vaccinate and what is the name of the vaccinate being used?

 not using vaccine
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

41. Why do you vaccinate for this disease?

 not vaccinating
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

42. Who provides you with a vaccination calendar?

 State vet/AHT
 (0%)  
 Cooperation
 (0%)  
 Farmer organisation
 (50%) 
 
 No access to a vaccination calendar
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

43. Do you experience any challenges with regards to vaccines and their use?

 Price
 (100%)  
 Distance to buy
 (0%)  
 Administration
 (0%)  
 Storage
 (0%)  
 Packaging
 (0%)  
 Efficacy
 (0%)  

Total: 2

44. How often do you control parasites?

 Weekly
 (0%)  
 Monthly
 (50%) 
 
 Quarterly
 (0%)  
 when an animal is affected
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

45. How do you control parasites?

 Dipping
 (50%) 
 
 Pour-ons
 (0%)  
 Doses
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

46. When your animals are sick, who do you contact first?

 State vet/AHT
 (50%) 
 
 Cooperation
 (0%)  
 Farmer organisation
 (0%)  
 Other farmers
 (0%)  
 if i can not tell i contact other farmers
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

47. Have you previously received training and information on the following?

 Animal welfare
 (0%)  
 Proper use of apparatus
 (0%)  
 Storage of apparatus
 (0%)  
 Handling of apparatus
 (0%)  
 Poisonous plants causing mortalities
 (0%)  
 Breeding and pedigree
 (0%)  
 Marketing
 (50%) 
 
 Production practices
 (0%)  
 Primary animal health care
 (0%)  
 Disease management
 (0%)  
 Animal welfare; Storage of apparatus; Handling of apparatus; Disease management
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

48. Who provided this training and information?

 Department of Agriculture
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

49. Type of training preferred?

 Practical
 (50%) 
 
 Written form
 (0%)  
 Video
 (0%)  
 Practical; Video
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

50. Besides the training mentioned above, is there any other you wish the veterinary staff were giving you. Mention this on the lines below:

 if they can do practical and help us to do by ourselves
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

51. How often do you have contact with an animal health practitioner?

 Weekly
 (50%) 
 
 Monthly
 (0%)  
 Quarterly
 (0%)  
 no at all
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

52. To which animal handling facilities do you have access to?

 Crush pan
 (50%) 
 
 Dipping tank
 (0%)  
 Neck clamp
 (0%)  
 Loading ramp
 (0%)  
 Shearing shed
 (0%)  
 none
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

53. Which media technologies do you have access to?

 Radio
 (100%)  
 TV
 (0%)  
 Cellphone
 (0%)  

Total: 2

54. Which form of media technology do you prefer to receive information and training?

 TV
 (100%)  

Total: 1

55. Do you have record of which ewes lambed or which did not lamb during the year?

 Yes
 (0%)  
 No
 (0%)  
 0
 (50%) 
 
 1
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

56. How many ewes lambed during the year

 i do not keep lambs
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

57. How many ewes did not lamb during the year.

 Depend
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

58. How many lambs were born alive?

 not sure
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

59. How many multiple lambs did you identify?

 i can say 80 % of ewes
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

60. Do you have record of which rams mated with which ewes?

 Yes
 (0%)  
 No
 (0%)  
 0
 (50%) 
 
 1
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

61. How many rams were mated with ewes during the year?

 do not keep sheeps
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

62. how many ewes were mated with rams during the year?

 none
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

63. How many rams do you use per 100 ewes?

 none
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

64. How frequently are ewes mated?

 Rams continuously with ewes
 (0%)  
 Once a year
 (0%)  
 Three times a year
 (0%)  
 none
 (100%)  

Total: 1

65. What age are ewes mated?

 none
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

66. What age are rams mated?

 none
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

67. Do your ewes lamb throughout the year?

 Yes
 (0%)  
 No
 (0%)  
 0
 (50%) 
 
 1
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2

68. If ewes do not lamb throughout the year, specify season /time periods of the year?

 do not keep sheeps
 (50%) 
 
 TEST
 (50%) 
 

Total: 2