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Technical Characteristics of Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata) in Ciayumajakuning, West Java Indonesia

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D. Widianingrum ,

Padjajaran University, ID
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Production of Livestock and Poultry of Faculty of Animal Husbandry
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T. Widjastuti,

Padjadjaran University, ID
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Faculty of Animal Science
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A. Anang,

Padjadjaran University, ID
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Faculty of Animal Science
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I. Setiawan

Padjadjaran University, ID
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Faculty of Animal Science
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Abstract

Purpose : This research aims to study the technical characteristics of Muscovy duck in Ciayumajakuning.


Research Method : The study uses a survey method and applies a purposive sampling to take samples by observing 22 farmers. Data analysis used in this study is a descriptive exploratory method.


Findings : The results show that 95.5% of pens are in postal shape; 50% of the pen material is made from bamboo, wood, and roof tile while the other 50% is made from bamboo and roof tile; 72.7% of observed farmers have size of pens of 1-100; 95.5% of feed is in pasta-shaped and 4.5% is in flour; the frequency of 2 times feeding is 86.4%; mostly-used (54.5%) feed ingredient is in the form of Aking rice bran and 18.2% use pur bran; 9.1% farmers apply traditional raising management, 81.8% is semi-intensive, and 9.1% is intensive; lastly, sex ratio of 1: 1 reaches 18.2%. Conclusion that the technical characteristics of Muscovy duck in Ciayumajakuning have not yet been standardized. It is expected that the farmers, relevant agencies, and other related parties can overcome the problem and seek for better and optimal management.


Limitations : Research includes feed, pen, and raising management of Muscovy Duck.


Value : The basis for establishing national standards for Muscovy Duck production and development.

How to Cite: Widianingrum, D., Widjastuti, T., Anang, A. and Setiawan, I., 2020. Technical Characteristics of Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata) in Ciayumajakuning, West Java Indonesia. Journal of Agricultural Sciences – Sri Lanka, 15(2), pp.299–308. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/jas.v15i2.8814
Published on 10 May 2020.
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