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Issues in smallholder tropical dairying

Issues in smallholder tropical dairying

Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies 22(1): 57-87

Smallholder dairying is attractive to agricultural policy makers in Indonesia owing to its success in the countries of South Asia. The principal constraints facing Indonesian dairying are reproduction, nutrition and marketing. The hot, humid conditions unfavourably affect the imported Friesian cows on which the industry is based, leading to low milk yields and reproductive capacity, and necessitating a continuing reliance on imported stock.

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DOI: 10.1080/00074918612331334764

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