Development Potential of Integrated Farming System (Local Cattle - Food Crops)

Animal Production

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Title Development Potential of Integrated Farming System (Local Cattle - Food Crops)
 
Creator Elly, Femi Hadidjah
Lomboan, Agustinus
Kaunang, Charles L.
Rundengan, Meiske
Poli, Zulkifli
Syarifuddin, Syarifuddin
 
Subject integration, local cattle, food crops, LEISA
 
Description Local cattle farming as an income source for farmers in rural areas is mostly developed traditionally. The local cattle farm continues, even though it is a side business, but is a mainstay in supporting national beef needs. The problem is whether integration of local cattle and food crops have the potential to be developed by farmers. The research was conducted to determine the potential integration of local cattle local and corn in North Bolaang Mongondow Regency. A survey method using a purposive sampling selected 60 farmers from Sangkub District where farmers practiced an integrated cattle-crops farming. Data were subjected to proximate and feasibility analysis. The results showed that the total cattle owned by respondents were 209. The feed consisted of grass and corn waste, with an average consumption of 5.33 and 11.15 kg/head/day, respectively. A proximate analysis of waste corn reported 86.48% dry material, 7.36% crude protein, 1.84% fat, 28.95% crude fiber, 9.10% ash and 68.18% carbohydrate.  Respondents' income from cattle farming in Bintauna and Sangkub Districts were Rp. 151,000,000 vs. Rp. 169,900,000, production costs were Rp. 101,150,625 vs. Rp. 107,298,593.8, and RC ratio was 1.49 vs. 1.58. In conclusion, corn waste consumption was greater (67.66%) than the grass. RC ratio value >1 indicated that cattle farming was feasible. The corn-cattle farming integration system can minimize environmental pollution because it enables the concept of LEISA (Low External Input Sustainability Agriculture).
 
Publisher Universitas Jenderal Soedirman, Faculty of Animal Science, Purwokerto-Indonesia
 
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Date 2020-03-25
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://animalproduction.net/index.php/JAP/article/view/739
10.20884/1.jap.2019.21.3.739
 
Source ANIMAL PRODUCTION; Vol 21, No 3 (2019); 143-147
2541-5875
1411-2027
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://animalproduction.net/index.php/JAP/article/view/739/pdf
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 ANIMAL PRODUCTION
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0
 

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