The Determination of Prevailing Factors in Sheep Farming Activities by Factor Analysis

Mehmet Arif ŞAHİNLİ, Ahmet ÖZÇELİK


In this study, the economic analysis of agricultural farming that involves also sheep farming in the Konya Province in Turkey was done and then the effective factors in sheep farming activities were determined. 104 of agricultural establishments were selected by Strafied Random Sampling Method.

In this study, we used the factor analysis to determine the effective variables in this study. According to the factor analysis, 27 of variables were selected affecting to sheep farming was gathered by 4 factors. These factors are named as follows: income factor, volumetric factor, cost factor and labor factor.

Keywords: Sheep farming activities, Factor analysis

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