A questionnaire survey on mismanagement and overutilization of drought animals was carried out in Yusufari Local government Area of Yobe State. Results generated from 400 respondents to the questionnaire revealed that drought animals in the Northern ward levels (82.5%) were more affected than those in the Southern ward levels (62.5%). There was extremely significant association (P= 0.0001) noted in the response of the animal owners in the study area. It was also indicated that female (80%) were greatly affected than the male(65%). The association was considered very significant(P=00011). The survey also revealed that young drought animals (90%) were more affected than the adult (65%). The association was extremely significant (P= 0.0001). Large drought animals (40%) were moderately affected as compared to the small drought animals (68.5%). The association was also extremely significant ( P= 0.001).
KEYS : Survey, Livestock, Mismanagement, Overutilization and Yusufari LGA
Survey, Livestock, Mismanagement, Overutilization, Yusufari LGA