DISTRIBUTION OF ANIMALS

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Distribution of Animals

Different types of animals are reared in the vegetation zones of the country. The tables below show different parts of the country where the animals are found. The places where most of the animals are found in the country are shown on the map. In Nigeria, the distribution of farm animals is not found in equal numbers. This is as a result of climatic differences. Distribution refers to where they are found or where they are reared.

 

ACTIVITY

  1. Make a list of five farm animals in the order below:
S/N FARM ANIMAL THEIR YOUNG A PRODUCT OBTAINED FROM THEM
eg cow calf Beef, milk
1      
2      

 

DISTRIBUTION OF ANIMALS

GROUP OF CROPS NAME OF CROPS WHERE THEY ARE GROWN
1. RUMINANTS Cattle, Sheep, Goat Ilorin, Bauchi, Kano,

Maiduguri, Katsina,

Birnin-Kebbi, Sokoto,

Yobe, Kaduna, Zamfara,

Osogbo, Minna

2. NON-RUMINANTS Pig,  Rabbit Awka, Abakaliki, Benin,

Enugu, Abeokuta, Ado-

Ekiti, Umuahia, Ondo,

Warri, Lagos

3. Birds Chicken, Turkey, duck Aba, Abeokuta, Benin,

duck Bauchi, Enugu, Owerri,

Katsina, Sokoto, Kaduna,

(all other parts of the

country in smaller amounts)

     

 

 

Fish Crayfish, stockfish and lobster Sokoto,Bussa, Maiduguri,

Kainji, Yola,species Lokoja, Onitsha, Warri, Port-Harcourt, Calabar,Ijebu Ode, Opobo, Brass, Oron

 

EVALUATION

  1. Mention the places in nigeria where the following frm animals are commonly reared.
  1. Cow
  2. Goats
  3. Fish
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