Analysis of the Role of Nutrition and Feed Composition on Goat Growth and Productivity
Goat farming is one commodity that has promising economic potential. Efforts to achieve optimal growth and productivity of goats, proper nutrition and feed composition are needed. The purpose of this study was to analyze the nutritional needs and optimal feed composition for goat growth and productivity. This study used qualitative research methods. Data collection techniques were conducted with literature studies and goat breeder interviews. The data that has been collected is then analyzed through three stages, namely data reduction, data presentation and conclusion drawing. The results showed that farmers have several strategies to meet nutritional needs and feed composition to achieve optimal goat growth and productivity, including paying attention to nutritional needs, following nutritional standards, using forage, supplementing and scheduled feed. These efforts are proven by goat farmers in Arjasari that the development and productivity of goats become optimal.
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