The growth of the Indonesian cattle breeding industry is highly dependent on investors having access to competent staff – which is currently lacking in Indonesia. IACCB is supporting a number of exciting industry backed initiatives that aim to fill this gap.Both initiatives will allow IACCB partners to pass on their acquired cattle breeding experience and knowledge to their peers, government agencies and other interested stakeholders.
An exciting collaboration with P4S Karya Mandiri Desa Kubu (Pusat Pelatihan Pertanian dan Perdesaan Swadaya) in Central Kalimantan is underway with the delivery of twenty pregnant BX-heifers, of which more than 50% have already given birth.
In 2018, the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) undertook preliminary research on the impact of cattle grazing under oil palm, specifically on soil fertility, oil palm productivity and the spread of Ganoderma.
40 out of 142 calves belong to the Livestock Production Cooperative (KPT MS) in South Lampung were auctioned for the wider community