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Corellation between Farmers Characteristic and Farm Scale of Bufallo Farming in Sumbang Village Curio District Enrekang Regency Larasati, Utami; Baba, S.; Sirajuddin, S. N.
Jurnal Ilmu dan Teknologi Peternakan Vol 4, No 3 (2016)
Publisher : Fakultas Peternakan, Universitas Hasanuddin, Makassar

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Abstract

Buffaloes is an animal livestock that potentially developed in Sumbang village, district of Curio Enrekang because Enrekang has enough land to be used as an area for grazing and as feed resources as well as the area immediately adjacent to the area of Toraja, a district in which buffaloes are using as a means of ritual in tradition ceremonies. However, the buffaloes livestock business scale is still small-scale farm, i.e. 2-3 buffaloes per household. Buffalo’s livestock business development is influenced by characteristics of the breeder. This research aimed to determine the correlation between characteristics of breeders (age, education, breeding experience, and the number of family) and livestock business scale in Sumbang village, district of Curio, Enrekang regency. The type of this research was an explanatory quantitative, a kind of research that explaining the correlation, examining the correlation between the breeder characteristics and the business scale. Data were collected using questionnaire and were analyzed using statistical software of SPSS 15 for windows. Breeder characteristic that was significantly correlate with buffaloes livestock business scale was breeder experience (P< 0.05) while age, education, and number of family dependent was not significantly correlated.