FLOCK OWNERSHIP PATTERN AND MANAGEMENT AT HOUSEHOLD LEVEL
Who owns the chickens in the household?
Adult male (>18 years)
Adult female (>18 years)
Boys (<18 years)
Girls (<18 years)
Collective household ownership
What are the main activities in looking after the chickens?
|Activity||Responsible member of household|
What are the uses and functions of chicken and chicken products?
|Produce||Function||Priority||Household member with access||Household member with control|
How do you use the chicken manure?
How do you rank the functions of chicken in the village?
Source of food
Source of income
Social functions (ceremonies, gifts, rituals)
INTERHOUSEHOLD LEVEL: MOVEMENT AND EXCHANGE OF CHICKEN AND CHICKEN PRODUCTS BETWEEN HOUSEHOLDS
To be collected in village transect walk in predetermined seasons
What is the average distance between households (km)?
Do the flocks of birds from one household mix with other flocks? Yes/No
What are the main methods of exchanging chicken products?
Where do you sell most of the chicken products of the village?
In the same village
In neighbouring villages
In nearest shopping centre
What are the available scavenging feed resources in the homestead vicinity?
|Season||Type of feed resource||Availability (abundant, moderate, rare)||Nutritional value*|
* Nutritional value established in literature or determined in the laboratory.
VILLAGE-LEVEL INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS AND HOUSEHOLD INTERRELATIONSHIPS
To be collected from key informants
What is the distance to nearest neighbouring village (km)?
What is the distance to nearest market (km)?
What is the distance to nearest town centre (km)?
What is the distance to nearest good road (km)?
What is the distance to nearest animal health or veterinary office (km)?
Are there farmers' associations or clubs operating in the village? Yes/No If yes, please describe.
|Name of association||Date of formation||No. of members||Main activities|
Does the village have access to formal or informal (e.g. Chimbadzo) credit schemes? Yes/No If yes, describe the scheme.
|Name of scheme||Date of formation||No. of members with access|