Typology of Cattle Maintenance System in Sangbintang Area, Bolaang Mongondow North Regency
This study aims to identify the characteristics of beef cattle breeders and the typology of beef cattle breeding systems in the Sangbintang area of ??North Bolaang Mongondow Regency, conducted from January to June 2018. This study uses a survey method with data analysis, namely: Quantitative descriptive to identify the characteristics of beef cattle breeders and typology of beef cattle rearing systems in the Sangbintang area of ??North Bolaang Mongondow Regency, through data tabulation. The results showed that characteristics of breeders in the Sangbintang area in general are: low educated (elementary level), average productive age is 15-65 years, the number of dependents of families is moderate, namely 3-4 people, the experience of raising beef cattle is quite long namely 6-10 years. While the typology of beef cattle rearing systems consists of 5 (five), namely: 1) the system of moving care/extensive (67.39%), 2) the cage system, sleeping / intensive (11.96%), 3). Cage, loose, semi-intensive (10.87%) system, 4) loose/semi-intensive (4.38%) cage system, and traditional, feed/traditional (5.43%) system. From the aspect of typology, this maintenance system illustrates that most are still traditional and extensive; this affects the development of cattle population and body weight in the period of rearing
beef cattle, characteristics, maintenance typology, sangbintang region
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