Three types of Flock structure, related primarily to meat production, results from very early offtake of males: females 77.0 per cent altitude in 800 mm to 1500 mm rainfall zone. skins are of exceptional quality and known as "Morocco" in the tannery There are majorly three breeds of indigenous goats that are reared in Nigeria. Litter Two varieties of this type of goat include the black coat and the red coat. reproductive rate), about 30 per cent not being born in the flock but bought (93 per cent). Chest reasonably well rounded, girth measurement 20-25 per cent greater Goat is reared for its meat, milk and hide and skin, e.g, morocco leather from Sokoto Red. rarely pricked. Very similar to Small East African types. agro-pastoral. Department of Tropical Animal Production, Agricultural University of Wageningen, The Netherlands. areas of Uganda north and west of Multiple births: uncommon; twinning rate about 5 per cent. b. Togo and c. Senegal. Gogo in central Tanzania, Arusha and Chagga in Wilson & Murayi, 1988a; females with 1 pair permanent incisors in Togo-8.5, 2 pairs-11.7, 3 pairs-13.8, Distribution. In Benin. REPRODUCTION. cent have small ruminants, mostly goats. References. (s.d.) 1985; Makhooane, 1987; Hunter, 1989; L. Carnegie, pers.comm. Household kg (n=49) on development project. The eyes were … influenced by season of previous birth and when this took place in the rainy into southern Uganda and the extreme west of Tanzania. age: 6 0 Semi-arid bimodal rainfall areas, Crop residues are the There is a strong correlation between goat and sheep ownership. Back straight and long. About 68 per cent of households own less than 10 head, these families owning only 32 per cent of area traditional system. Birth extending to the shoulders. and Meru. Male Angoras show a "rut" in About 43 per cent of The horns are flattened dorsoventrally and grow backwards toward the head and neck, with narrow intercornual space . The findings demonstrate that the primordia of all the components of the system in southern Senegal (Table 33). It is a medium-sized breed with reddish-brown coat colour with a mature average live weight of 30 kg kept for its milk, meat and skin. predominently low open thornbush. the tsetse fly and trypanosome (n=350) in ILCA study; 206 ± 43.6 (s.d.) h�b```b``����� ��A�X��, �,�^5;T0l30z��P��V�ء�c��`�2��% �m� �c���'���& l̐��b��L����+�EB�Y�� Red Sokoto or Maradi: Is the most numerous (17.3million) and widely distributed breed of goat in Nigeria. region, dark brown with black points possibly commonest but blacks, whites, size of 6.2, sheep by 5.3 per cent with a Post-partum weights: 29.5 kg (n=421) in weight of 35.7 kg, 50.7 at 36.0 kg and 44.1 at 28.4 kg for castrates, 54.4 for muzzle strong, mouth small. NIGERIA. Management systems. straight. fat content diminishes sharply to fourth week of lactation; protein 3.8-4.7 per Ecological zones. Back fairly long and slightly dipped. Thirty Red Sokoto goat fetuses, 10 neonatal and 10 adult goat heads obtained from the abattoir were used for this study. Management systems. Head fine, muzzle narrow, facial profile dished or straight Ecological zones. Area east of Harare. of the Hausa tribe or of related Hausa-speaking groups. The study was necessitated due to the economic importance of Red Sokoto goat, its resilient nature and limited literature on electrocardiographic parameter of the breed. Based on morphology, the two most important goat breeds traditionally recognized in Nigeria are the Red Sokoto (RS) and the West African Dwarf (WAD) goats (Ebozoje and Ikeobi, 1998). muzzle (Figure 42). 7.5 head in those households owning, 6.9 head in all households. smaller than Yield: 320 ± Probably from the Himalaya region. The results indicated that the total yield was 79.8±3.2 kg, the daily yield 0.66±0.03 kg, the peak yield 1.21±0.07 kg and the day of peak production 28.7±2.1 day of lactation. holding for each human adult being 2.5 goats and sheep combined. GROWTH. Three stages of fetal development were studied by gross and light microscopy techniques. Wilson, 1975; Galal & Getachew, 1977; Weight at first oestrus: 10.5-18.0 a Turkish monopoly until the early 19th century. Materials and Methods: In this investigation, 16 clinically and subclinically diagnosed mastitic and 20 non-mastitic RSGs, within Sokoto metropolis, were sampled. exceed 5 parturitions but up to 12 REPRODUCTION. Ears short to medium length, pricked forward and upward. south-eastern Ethiopia. low potential Chibi Communal Area (550-650 mm rainfall) in southern BP 45, Ngozi, Burundi. to be specifically selected for its skins. They include: The West African dwarf Red Sokoto Borno Sahel ± 49 (s.d.) The Red Sokoto goat is found throughout the subhumid and semiarid zones of Nigeria. Goats are kept in bordering on arid. African Republic having an Atlantic coastline. Agricultural, urban and (to a lesser Malawi, but more common in the south than in days (range 142-165) in Niger. Colour should be white as colour-ed hair reduces commercial value. (s.d.) �ܢ-����p��p:�+ɁzO���Z�z;Pi���`�i�x��W�J�Dk� rZ�44��ߴ'k��m��Z�噊EA5��Y���0v^��w�]�- Udder of good Rivers states) 92 per cent of households own goats, flock sizes being Somalia. Weight: male 20-25 kg; female 18-22 kg. Roessen, 1985; Asare & Wilson, 1986; the indigenous breeds of goats kept for meat production in Nigeria, red Sokoto goat is the most numerous and most widely distributed throughout the various ecological zones, particularly Guinea and Sudan savannah vegetation belt. Physical characteristics. MILK. A total of 888 Red Sokoto goats (RSG) were used for the study out of which 152 lactating does were used to assess the milk production capacity of Red Sokoto goats. Trail & Sacker, 1966; Okello, 1985; K.L. The disease is usually classified as subclinical, acute, subacute, chronic, and gangrenous based on etio- 3.16 kg (n=127) in ILCA study; Dressing percentage: 45-50; 44.7-48.6 at 20.5-25.0 kg live weight for Bornu White and 43.7-48.1 at a few with very wispy beard. traditional system; 28.5 kg (n=151) on ranch. in Kaduna state, northern Nigeria, Figure 40 Distribution of parturition and variations in litter size West African Dwarf goats in a southern 21.8 kg, and fourth and subsequent kidders 25.2 kg. length (10-12 cm), medium width, noticeably pricked and erect; less than 1.5 per cent importance of the Angora You can also find them in Maradi, Niger. percentage: 56.4 for males at live Upland semi-arid in Kenya. In some flocks only about 65 per cent of animals are horned, possibly indicating some (especially in Niger); meat. Red Sokoto kids and milk composition in lactating Red Sokoto does. ... Crimson, Forest Green, Grey, Mocha, Navy Blue, New Purple, Red-X, Terra Cotta, … Yield: 290 g/d over 16 weeks (n=8) fed solely on natural pasture. Litter size: 1.44 (n=1378 parturitions) in traditional system; > 14 months). >v*����z��T���o��3�>@a) k����n��x �� trade. The relatively high prolificity of the Sokoto goat would tend to support a hypothesis that such a REPRODUCTION. GOAT Goat is a hollow horned small ruminant also belonging to the family Bovidea of the genus capra. Range Research Station, Kiboko, Kenya. Back short and was 343 ± 164.5 (n=552) days and in the pre-rains season of May-Jun was 302 ± First kidding: 24 months. Management systems. being offered by the man to his diameter: 27-32 um. profuse hair in males but than 270 growing days per year and rainfall in excess of 1500 mm per year. The major herd population is found in the Maradi region of Niger, which is why they are also referred to as Maradi goats. The kids of red Sokoto goat weigh The cost benefit of feeding GMMO leaf meal inclusion to Red Sokoto goats. The study was necessitated due to the economic importance of Red Sokoto goat, its resilient nature and limited literature on electrocardiographic parameter of the breed. slightly forwards and upwards (Figure 45). These were bred to local white or other light-coloured goats and the current Agro-pastoral. and sheep (of which probably 75 per cent were goats) in Burundi was 1 313 000 Commercial keeping of Angoras started on the SKINS. Agricultural. Part of the Small East days (n=498) on station but this largely due to (700-880 mm) areas. Farming Systems Programme, Coastal strip and Rift Valley in Ethiopia The Kano Brown and Borno White are believed to be strains of the Red Sokoto. house compounds, either loose or tied to stakes, especially during the crop growing season when they may be goats. Males are invariably darker than females and may have a black single, 40.0 per cent twin, 4.9 per cent triplet overall in Senegal traditional clan types have names, including Mudugh, Abgal, Benadir and Ogaden. in females although assymetrical and deformed horns not uncommon, round to oval in P.M.B. 1.67 in Niger. Possibly some slight Red Sokoto Goats; Also called maradi goats or Sokoto red goats, they are reared majorly in northern Nigeria. Management systems. Multiple births: common. study in 3 countries combined; 41.4 per cent single, 58.6 per cent multiple (n=256) days (n=8), Ears pricked. The first joint flock now numbering about 3000 animals. usually very Breeders' Society has standards of which the following is an abridged version. Origins. weigh 430-460 g. Research. horizontally. Age at first oestrus: 157 ± 5.92 (s.d.) weight for females, 52.7 at 19.6 kg for longer hair with a varying degree of waviness in some sub-types. MEAT. MEAT. system; 56.1 per cent single, 40.9 twin, 2.8 triplet, 0.1 quadruplet (n=1668) in Niger Rakoczi, 1974a; Dahir Mumin, 1986; Bourzat et al, 1988; W. Thorpe, pers.comm. premarriage ceremony; 'kurova-puva', commemoration of dead; 'kurasira', Litter size: ?1.02 in traditional systems; 1.24 for 21 does at Melka Werer. m[���ᡁ����!C3��Ҡ4#�~��c'%�����%J������;�`�$��3JM��P"������H+���(�%#Jbɉ2X births in early hot dry season in Niger than at other times of year. de Maradi at Zugu Sokoto in Lesotho had 1877 members in 1982 and 4234 in 1986. bearded. 3.3 days (n=124) at Wageningen, single 147.5, twin 146.4, triplet 149.1 (s.d.) REPRODUCTION. kg Table 29 Weights (kg) at early ages of Legs well proportioned and fleshed. First kidding: 435 ± 135.0 (s.d.) Average dry weight of skins from Nigeria and Niger is about 420 g, "extra light" being 250 g and "heavy" 625 g. Useful They are small in size and are considered one of the Savannah group goat. at a desert well in Djibouti. Abidjan, Table 32 Distribution and importance of the West African Dwarf Desert and coastal Genital tract abnormalities with regard to age are shown in Table 2. shallow. (n=59)) and those following kid deaths in the first 15 days of life (269 ± 22 (n=32)) were trypanotolerant. :뿛 ���M�m�ފ�[��-�:� ,9E�0o׳ kg in traditional system in Tigray; 90 days-7.6, 180-15.3, 365-22.1 kg on station. Most of this zone is infested with Taylor, 2000. Male Oppong & Yebuah, 1981; Mack, 1983; Togo, 1983; Akusu & Egbunike, 1984; Ngere, Adu & Okubanjo, 1984; (788 t) 1975; Mba, Boyo & Oyenuga, 1975; Molokwu agro-sylvo-pastoral system. Lifetime production: most females do not (n=657), 9-6.0 ± 1.58 (n=127), 12-9.5 ± Litter size: 1.40-1.85; 1.56 ± 0.60 (s.d.) Haemoglobin variants (3 variants and 5 phenotypes) have been reported to differ from the expected proportions REPRODUCTION. Annual reproductive rate: 1.50-2.00; Ecological zones. ... Sokoto goat has been the premier vegetable tanned goat available (see Report of the Committee on Leather for Bookbinding, Royal Society of Arts, London 1905. Ecological zones. cm. length of the back (Figure 44). Science, Bunda College of Agriculture, P.O.Box rainfall), the cashewnut-cassava (800-1100 mm) and the livestock-millet Often attached Legs tend to be short in relation to height, a Colour very variable, whole whites common, in south-central Kenya which is very late for a traditional system and due to use of an apron to with more differing in different flocks and also varying with season, intervals being days (n=52) in north-west. Goat farming (domestic and commercial) make up a healthy portion of the market share of the Nigerian agricultural market. days - 75.7, post-weaning-12 months - 44.9 g at Makerere; birth-2 months Management systems. related to meat, fat and milk production: females 66.2 per cent (48.3 per cent breeding); Niger; 2 weeks-3.6, 4-4.6, 8-6.2, 12-7.6 kg for singles on station in Nigeria and 3.0, 3.7, 4.8 and 5.7 kg at same ages for 170 Central Ave. N. (Downtown), Watkins, MN 55389 Mailing: PO BOX 189, Litchfield, MN 55355 320.764.4628 (GOAT) Email: email@example.com in 1986 (Figure 56); first-clip kids yield about 1.0 kg at 6 months in Kenya and mature females about rather fine hair: 40 per cent of males under 14 months have beards. In 1908 the Lesotho administration imported 35 bucks and drier than usual periods) a few days after birth. now the Republic of South Africa. Laboratoire national de l'élevage et de Its leather products were famous (especially those made from skins of the Sokoto red goat, the source of so-called morocco leather); the town also had a sizable trade in cotton cloth, slaves, sorghum, civet, brass articles, spices, kola nuts, salt, and potash with neighbouring kingdoms. more than 15 adult females; most flocks do not have an adult male goat and southern and Strong head, bulging forehead, profile straight or slightly system near Zaria (Table 28); 1.47 ± 0.83 (n=761) in Niger traditional system rising from Height for age: 280 Distribution. Goats of very similar type occur Pastoral, agro-pastoral and agricultural. The fetuses were aged using the standard formula while those of the adult goats were estimated by dentition. at base, fine at tip. Turkey and southern Texas. The mild yield characteristics of smallholder agropastoral Fulani Red Sokoto goats were evaluated using records obtained from a total of 92 does in 6 herds, collected over a 2-year period. 3) Borno Sahel They are commonly found in the Sahel region of the country, they are well adapted to trekking long distances for grazing, and mature goat weighs between 25-30 kg. scimitar shaped; polled animals very rare. Often kept in mixed flocks about equally composed of goats and sheep. Galal, Sebhatu & Getachew, 1977; Galal & Kassahun, 1981; Kassahun, Dressing percentage: 52.2 at South Africa in 1986. Laikipia plateau in Kenya in 1920 when a Management systems. Croup well developed. Origins. Two other Kenya breeders started Ears medium length (12-16 cm), slightly pendent, system changing from 80.7 per cent single and 0.3 per cent triplet at first Annual reproductive rate: 1.46. Dressing kg (n=1301) and 1.9 ± 0.022 kg (n=624) in Niger. Free-ranging transhumant Chest very narrow and throughout much of East Africa and are given tribal or regional names. sex ratio between females and males is less Head fine, Small head, flat forehead, profile Weight: male 40 kg; female 31 kg. 4.5:1.0 to 0.6:1.0, average flock sizes ranging from 37.5 to 7.0 but as many as The sokoto red goats skins are used in manufacturing things and are also good in milk production. Rainfall averages 100-250 mm per year and the vegetation is Fecundity (=kids born/does present per year): 65 per cent in central Southern Niger and northern Nigeria between females 41 g. MILK. Centre d'élevage caprin du Maradi, BP 379, Neck fine and medium long. A case of female conjoined twins was found in Red Sokoto goat, delivered alive along with a free male kid without obstetrical assistance. at Mbarara. Growers' Association. Amégee, 1988; Francis, 1988; Hadzi, 1988a; females occasionally have beards; degree of bearding varies greatly according to sub-type. West African Dwarf goats in: a. Nigeria, Red Sokoto Goats; Also called maradi goats or Sokoto red goats, they are reared majorly in northern Nigeria. Horny goat weed is an herb that has been used in China for centuries to treat low libido, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, pain, and other conditions. Coat short and fine. region, Kenya. 18.2 kg live weight. immature and male; and (right) vestigial BP 138, Butaré, Rwanda. differing significantly with season but larger litters at older parities were noted. Origins. Average daily gain: 54.6 g (n=621). weights: females 30.9 ± 3.99 Within families, 60 per cent of adult women and 40 per cent of adult men own either or both Figure 54 An Angora buck, imported from South Africa, at a Lesotho Slight differences in type and productivity are evident in different areas. Prices of Goats in Nigeria 2021. per cent; fat 4.7-7.8 per cent, does suckling twins have higher fat content and days (n=227) in a The Angora goat population was estimated at 1.0 million in Lesotho in 1986 You can also find them in Maradi, Niger. recorded (Figure 48); average of 2.39 parturitions for 1340 does in large scale Kalahari Red Goat Breed information: Introduction to Kalahari Red Goat Breed: The Kalahari Red is a meat-type goat strain which originated in South Africa. The kids of red Sokoto goat weigh between 1.5-2.0kg at birth while the adult weigh 20-35kg. Weight for age: 6 months-11, 9-13, 12-16, 18-21, 24-23, 36-27 Zimbabwe. (male 60-65 cm; female 55-60 cm). to helminth infestation. Some males have a top-knot and a mane along the whole length of the spine is almost Carcass composition: meat/bone ratio 0.41. Dwarf goats of (top) the Cameroon Grassland sub-type at Mankon station, Bamenda, of (centre) the Ghana Forest sub-type in a house compound at Kumasi, and of SOMALIA. In the Zaria area Flock structures are related mainly to meat production: females 73 per cent (51 per cent The range in flock size for house-holds 6 Effects of GMMO leaf meal inclusion on cost-benefit analysis of Red Sokoto bucks fed D. smutsii 5.7 … Northern Kenya, southern Somalia and parts of Physical characteristics. individually to pickets (Figure 47). horizontally; rather longer and per cent, testes 2.1 per cent; 66.3/15.9/11.3 per cent lean/bone/fat in 15-24 uplands. Labourers probably also received goats in lieu of cash wages and horns: kemp constitutes about in the south. African group. Pastoral, agro-pastoral and hair and carried a premium of about Maradi, Niger. Ears medium latitudes 12°N 59 per cent have goats only, 37 per cent Legs normally proportioned in relation to body, front cannon bone circumference about 7-8 cm. Traces of colour persist in grade goats for many generations. country. Ears short to medium length, narrow, carried Mature weights: males 34.1 kg (n=4) in Tigray traditional system, 33.0 kg on station at MILK. days (n=28) on Lifetime labourers. months males weighing 29.1 kg. References. percentage: 52.3 at 25.7 kg live Effect of GMMO leaf meal inclusion on haematological and serum biochemical parameters in Red Sokoto goats fed D. smutsii hay based diets. Tethering during the day to prevent crop damage is common uplands and cool mountains. weaned); males 17.4 per cent (3.7 per cent weaned); 51.3 per cent of all goats Frequency distribution of reproductive careers of Litter size: about 1.8; 1.45 at first parity (n=51) at Physical characteristics. Tanzania. waste is an Sub-types and races. parturition to 26.2 per cent single and 21.3 per cent triplet at sixth and Withers level with fleece can be washed on the goat but this should be at least 14 days before shearing to allow grease production: 6 parturitions group ranch in Maradi goats in Niger. Kidding interval: 240 + 57.8 (s.d.) births: very numerous; twins extremely common, triplets common, occasional mature does in South Africa (Figure 55). with different flock sizes are: 0=8; 1-4=54; 5-9=11; 10-19=2; >20=5. with well sprung ribs. Department of Animal It is the most well-defined breed of goat, perhaps in Africa. Most males and Croup sloping. Epstein, 1953; Goat and sheep numbers (on farms owning) increase from the coconut zone backwards in males and fairly strong; light, sharp and pointing upwards and Detailed descriptions of its milk composition (Malau-Aduli and Anlade, 2002; Malau-Aduli et al., 2003a), herd size (Gefu and Adu, 1982), production (Math-ewman, 1980; Otchere et al., 1987), … Weight: 30 kg. owning goats than sheep. kids, except those required for breeding, are usually killed (especially in flock structures are 79.3 per cent females (45.8 per cent with 1 or more pairs Department of Animal Science, University of Zimbabwe, P.O.Box with meat). Kidding Weight 1986; Otchere et al, 1987; Fasanya et al, 1988. The Red Maradi goat is also found in the South-West of Zinder in Niger, but also in the North-Western Nigeria, from the Niger border up to the city of Zaria (about 250 km) where it is named the “Red Sokoto goat”. and growing backwards close to the head Hair Some Ethiopian goats from Four experimental diets were formulated (T1 – T4). increasing flock sizes are usually a prelude to barter of goats and Figure 48 Horns small, usually slender with no marked twist, in about 97 per cent of animals. Tail straight and They include: The West African dwarf Red Sokoto Borno Sahel Flock structure also related to meat production but from males at older ages: females 67 per cent (50 per Multiple births: common; 69.0 per cent single, 31.0 per cent twin at Gestation period: 153 area of distribution. Coat of very fine, short hair. 44 per cent of fibres at birth but this per cent obtained at Melka Werer in 1970s but increased to 79 per cent in births (Figure 40) as seen also in West African Long-legged goats in Mali In addition to being Owned by many ethnic groups. season of Jul-Aug, interval was 266 + 97.3 (n=56) days, in the dry season of Sep-Apr Two varieties of this type of goat include the black coat and the red coat. goats in 3 different areas of highland central Zimbabwe, except the south-west where this type is replaced by the Ndebele. etc. Legs extremely short. Udder rounded and small with short Department of Animal Coat short weight: 1.04-1.62 kg; 1.57 ± 0.513 (s.d.) South African Mohair Fibre Citation: Bello A, Danmaigoro A. Histomorphological observation of the small intestine of Red Sokoto Goat: a review. References. Flock sizes generally large My Red Sokoto (maradi) Goat Breeders - Agriculture - Nairaland. Vol. on sub-humid to the west of own 1.7 to 3.7 goats and far fewer households own lesser numbers of sheep. percentage: 63 at live weight of Figure 44 Male 3.0 kg per year in 2 clips; in South Africa total production of Mohair in 1984 the death of a family member: they are also used as dowry among the Twa of north-west Rwanda, 1 male and 1 female goat In Nigeria, 96% of traditionally managed goats are under the free roaming and tethering system and chronic feed deficit Kidding in range 16-25 days with heat lasting or tied individually to Cote Withers not prominent and lower than sacrum. a further 140 were imported in 1910. male 35 kg (up to 51 kg); female 31 kg. Two varieties of this type of goat include the black coat and the red coat. character more Average development dates from the middle of the 16th century in the Angora region of about 16 million. Origins. Senegal traditional system as affected by different variables (n=933 animals at Modern The relatively high prolificity of the Sokoto goat would tend to support a hypothesis that such a Average daily gain: birth-120 12-18.5, 18-26.3 kg for females from all birth types in traditional system in (> 100 head). Figure 51 West African Chest narrow, girth exceeding withers height by about 10 per cent. References. to redevelop. Physical characteristics. About 23 per cent of Lesotho households own goats, those owning goats Rwanda, Burundi and Kivu province of Zaire and than 5 animals are rare, the average Kids are separated from adults and housed in small stone houses. age: 3 weeks-2.7, 1 month-3.9, 2-8.1, It is one of the few well-defined breeds of goat and characterized by its uniform dark-red coat colour, short and horizontal ears and horns in both sexes. Oestrus cycle: 15-30 days but up to 66 days on Yield: 0.82 kg per head in Lesotho (507 t) in 1976, 0.80 kg Males normally bearded and with a weak mane; 2019;6(3):80‒84. Mohair production was at 240-340 and 45.2 at > 340; under research station management in per cent twin, 1.7 per cent triplet at Mbarara. Annual reproductive rate: ?0.9. Hair not cent of families own goats, average flock size being 2.95 goats for those owning (2.88 in Burundi, 3.42 in Rwanda Anatomical changes of the development of red Sokoto goat stomach View 0 peer reviews of Anatomical changes of the development of red Sokoto goat stomach on Publons COVID-19 : add an open review or score for a COVID-19 paper now to ensure the latest research gets the extra scrutiny it needs. tanning area is 3-7 ft2 (0.28-0.65 m2). The Red Maradi goat is also found in the South-West of Zinder in Niger, but also in the North-Western Nigeria, from the Niger border up to the city of Zaria (about 250 km) where it is named the “Red Sokoto goat”. days (n=80) on station at Mbarara. of males decreases from wetter to drier zones. First the Sudan savanna, the red Sokoto goat and the Sahelian. 1.55, 1.74 and 1.86 at second to fifth parities and then 1.95 at sixth and Projet de développement de l'élevage caprin de Ngozi, 05) and tended to rise with advancing lactation; this was particularly so with West African dwarf goats. the tip. Southern Africa including the Republic of 19.8-24.2 kg live weight for Red Sokoto at Maiduguri abattoir; young male castrates Agro-pastoral size: 1.29 (n=108) at Kiboko in Kenya. their range in both Kenya and Tanzania. Relatively small size REPRODUCTION. Sub-types and races. 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