Research Article

Integrating Characterization of Smallholders’ Feeding Practices with On-Farm Feeding Trials to Improve Utilization of Crop Residues on Smallholder Farms

Table 5

Constraints faced by farmers () in feeding crop residues and cited strategies to address them (%).

StrategiesLack storage facilitiesLow palatabilityMilling expenseReduced milk yieldOthers

Adding molasses0.0054.5012.800.0012.40
Build storage facilities77.600.008.403.8032.00
Buy milling machine3.500.0045.100.009.20
Incorporate additives0.0030.004.9031.107.00
Total for constraints35.654.770.019.680.1