Economic Assessment of Dual Purpose Type of Cattle Farming in Minahasa Regency – IndonesiaJournal: Alanya Academic Review (Vol.2, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2018-09-30
Authors : Erwin WANTASEN Umar PAPUTUNGAN;
Page : 213-224
Keywords : Food expenditure Household decision Income Scale of business Nonfood expenditure;
The aim of this study was to analyze dual purpose type of cattle farm households' economy in Langowan District Minahasa Regency, Indonesia. Data relies on sample survey of 100 farm households in Tumarats Village during 2017. Descriptive and quantitative analysis using a probit model was employed. Result of this study showed that Family labor absorbed by cattle farms on the first, second and third scales were 44.34, 27.46 and 16.82 man days/AU/year respectively. The contribution of cattle income on the first, second and third scales were 52.84%, 66.31% and 70.19% respectively. Value added of cattle, selling price, family labor, cattle labor and cultivated land area had significantly positive effect on households' decision to increase cattle scale of business.
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