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Characteristics of sheep breeders and the contribution of the concept of livestock integration to the income of sheep in Secanggang District, Langkat Regency

Media Agus Kurniawan*
Media Agus Kurniawan*

Animal Husbandry Study Program, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Pembangunan Panca Budi. Email: medyaagus049@gmail.com

,Tengku Gilang Pradana
Tengku Gilang Pradana

Animal Husbandry Study Program, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Pembangunan Panca Budi

,Purwo Siswoyo
Purwo Siswoyo

Animal Husbandry Study Program, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Pembangunan Panca Budi

,Alfath Rusdi
Alfath Rusdi

Animal Husbandry Study Program, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Pembangunan Panca Budi

and Andhika Putra
Andhika Putra

Animal Husbandry Study Program, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Pembangunan Panca Budi


Received: 20 September, 2022 II Accepted: 18 October, 2022 I Published: 01 November, 2022 || Volume 1, Number 1 || Page: 16-19

A b s t r a c t

The long-term objective of the study is to determine the extent to which the characteristics of sheep breeders and the contribution of livestock integration to the income of sheep breeders in Secanggang District, Langkat Regency. The specific target in this study is to see the characteristics of sheep breeders and the contribution of livestock integration to income. The integration of livestock and plants is one of the livestock cultivation activities, which is the application of an integrated business between plant commodities and livestock (sheep) commodities that utilize agricultural potential as livestock integration, both in the form of livestock waste and agricultural production activities such as picking their own agricultural products. The concept of livestock and crop integration that is often applied by sheep breeders in Secanggang District, Kab. Langkat is the concept of sheep farming with food crop cultivation. From this livestock and crop integration activity, farmers will get additional income from both the sheep farming business and the food crop business. Organic matter that can increase soil fertility. Therefore, it is necessary to research how big the contribution of this concept of livestock integration to the income of the sheep farmer family is. Not all sheep breeders apply the concept of integration, there are also sheep breeders who choose only sheep farming. So it is necessary to analyze the characteristics of breeders such as those who apply the concept of integration of livestock with plants.

Keywords:  Langkat regency, livestock and crop integration and Income generating.


Copyright information: Copyright © 2022 Author(s) retain the copyright of this article. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License


    How to cite: Kurniawan, M.A., Pradana, T.G., Siswoyo, P., Rusdi, A. and Putra, A. 2022. Characteristics of sheep breeders and the contribution of the concept of livestock integration to the income of sheep in Secanggang District, Langkat Regency. Journal of Contemporary Agriculture and Bioscience, 1(1), 16-19.  

 

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