IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science | 2021
Livestock farming income analysis of farm households in Indonesia
Animal husbandry development in Indonesia has been focusing on increasing farmers’ income, expand employment and provide business opportunities for the community. A livestock enterprise is said to be successful if it can contribute income to farmers. This study aims to measure the income of livestock farming on farm household scale in Indonesia. This study observed the production costs, revenues, farm income, and revenue-cost (R/C) ratio. The R/C ratio determines the level of efficiency of livestock business based on the ratio between the variable costs incurred and revenues. The data used secondary data from BPS-Statistics Indonesia. In general, this study shows that livestock farming on household scale provided benefits for farmers in terms of positive incomes and appropriate values of R/C ratios.