E3S Web of Conf.
Volume 373, 2023ISEPROLOCAL 2022 - The 3rd International Seminar on Promoting Local Resources for Sustainable Agriculture and Development
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Animal Production, Nutrition, and Industry|
|Published online||14 March 2023|
Beef cattle farming with a shepherd system in Indonesia
1 Universitas Jember, Department of Animal Husbandry, Jember, Indonesia
2 Research Organization for Agriculture Research and Innovation Agency Indonesia, Research Center for Animal Husbandry, Indonesia
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
This study aims to determine the economic efficiency of beef cattle farming with a shepherd system. The study was conducted in Sukabumi District, West Java Regency in 2020. The research respondents were beef cattle farmers with a shepherd system, as many as 25 people. Data were collected using observation and survey methods. The survey was conducted by interview and filling out questionnaires. Data were analyzed using quantitative descriptive, economical analysis, and t test. The results showed that the profit of beef cattle business with a shepherd system was $ 609.82/head/year with an R/C ratio of 1.7. Factors that affect the profits of farmers are the price of feed and labor. The conclusion of the study shows that the beef cattle farming with a shepherd system is feasible to be developed.
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