Distribution of population and production estimate of some cattle breeds at Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia



Sumadi Sumadi(1*)

(1) Faculty of Animal Science, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract


This research was conducted from January 1 to March 31 , 2009 to study the distribution of cattle population and to estimate production (output) some cattle breeds. Census methods were used for the area of Sentolo Sub district (Kulonprogo Regency), Prambanan Sub district (Sleman Regency), Kasihan Sub district (Bantul Regency), Special Province of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Objects of this research were 5,724 respondents of cattle farmers. The variables observed were number cattle of each breed, age, sex, period of time used as breeder, mortality, and birth, for further calculation of natural increase (NI) and cattle production (output). It is indicated that there were three cattle breeds (Ongole Grade, Simpo, and Limpo) distributed at many villages in the area. Number of cattle owned by farmer was low; however, the area still is able to produce cattle (output). It could be concluded that Special Province of Yogyakarta was considered as beef cattle resource.


Keywords


population distribution, output, PO, Simpo, Limpo

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