Effects of Supply Determinants on Supply Performance of Slaughter Animal for Meat Export Abattoirs in Ethiopia

Lelisa Gudisa


This study was attempted to look at effects of supply determinants on supply performance of slaughter animal for meat export abattoirs in Ethiopia. Explanatory type of research design was used to explore the relation between dependent and independent variables. The research was supported by primary and secondary data. The primary data obtained through structured questionnaire prepared for export abattoirs and slaughter animal suppliers, whereas the secondary data obtained from published and unpublished documents. Sixty (60) respondents from ten (10) meat export abattoirs which are at managerial positions and sixty (60) managers of slaughters animal suppliers and the total number of respondents were one hundred twenty (120). The study used brokers’ involvement in supply, transportation facility, price of slaughter animal, illegal live animal export, and quality of slaughter animal, sustainability of slaughter animal supply and traditional livestock production system as independent and supply performance as dependent variable. Correlation analysis was accustomed to analyze relation between independent and dependent variables whereas multiple regressions were applied to analyze and identifies impact level of every independent on dependent variable. The study found that sustainability of slaughter animal supply, traditional livestock production system; transportation facility and quality of slaughter animal have strong effect on supply performance in positive direction respectively. Brokers involvement in supply, price of slaughter animal and illegal live animal export also have strong effect on supply performance in the negative direction.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/bms.v7i4.5378


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