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Volume 306, 2021The First International Conference on Assessment and Development of Agricultural Innovation (1st ICADAI 2021)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Agricultural Social Economics and Policy|
|Published online||24 September 2021|
The effect of technology on the development and income of goat business in Kulon Progo, Yogyakarta
1 Yogyakarta Assessment Institute for Agricultural Technology. Maguwoharjo 22rd, Karangsari, Wedomartani, Ngemplak, Sleman, 55584 Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2 Faculty of Animal Science, Universitas Gadjah Mada. Fauna 3rd, Kampus UGM Bulaksumur, 55281 Yogyakarta, Indonesia
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The aim of this study was to determine the effect of introduction technology on the development of goats and income of goat business. This study was conducted at 4 farmer groups in Kulon Progo regency, Yogyakarta. The study has been done on 83 farmers in model A and 28 farmers in model B. Model A is a goat farming model with innovation, while model B without innovation. Innovation in farmers model A include the use of stage cages, mating calendars and optimization of goat feed by utilizing cocoa biomass. The variables observed were goat productivity for 9 months (April to December, 2015). Independent t-test was done to analyze the productivity of goats between models A and B. The results showed that the average number of goats for 9 months on model A increased from 4.2 to 5.0 heads, whereas in model B increased from 3.4 to 3.8 heads. The birth of a kid for 9 months on model A was 1.9 ± 0.9 heads higher than model B of 1.2 ± 0.3 heads. Income on farmer model A (IDR 3.28 million/year) higher than farmer model B (IDR 0.97 million/year). The study implied that introduction technology should be increased the goat productivity and income of goat business.
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