PRODUCTION PERFORMANCES OF DUROC PIG IN FAJAR SEMESTA INDAH INC. SINGKAWANG WEST KALIMANTAN

DOMI NIKO, AHMAD TOHARDI, YETI ROHAYETI

Abstract


Starting a pig farming business, breeders have difficulty in determining
what kind of breed they want to farm because of the lack of conception and
information about production performances of pig farming; thus, production
performances tests are required. The results of production performances tests can
be a conception and information for pig breeder who wants to establish a farming
business. The known production performances can be used as a means to increase
livestock productivity. Production performances that considerably determine
profit in pig farming business are litter size, birth mortality, birth weight, preweaning mortality, and weaning weight. The method used in this research is
survey method, the data used secondary data (company’s recording data) and
primary data (field data) from Duroc sows totaling 30 pigs in Fajar Semesta
Indah Inc. Singkawang West Kalimantan. The results of the research show that
Duroc pig’s production performances are as follows: litter size 8,37±3,34 pigs,
birth mortality 1,07±1,17 pigs or 12,75 % birth weight 1,47±0,25 kg, pre-weaning
mortality 0,97±1,50 pigs or 15,26 % and weaning weight 6,63±1,63 kg.
Keywords: Pig, Duroc, performances, production

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