SKHB IPB University and the Indonesia-Australia Red Meat and Cattle Partnership Hold Training on Reproductive Management and Health for Indonesian Beef Cattle

IPB University's School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science (SKHB) in collaboration with the Indonesia-Australia Red Meat and Cattle Partnership (RMCP) again held a Beef Cattle Health and Reproductive Management Training some time ago. This activity hooked the Regional Government (Pemda) of Cirebon City and Kuningan Regency.


This training aims to improve the ability of veterinarians in an effort to increase the national cattle population in supplying red meat in Indonesia. The series of activities this time were carried out in Bogor City, Cirebon City and Kuningan Regency. The training activities were attended by 30 selected veterinarians as the front line in beef cattle health services from 16 provinces in Indonesia.


The Dean of SKHB IPB University Prof Deni Noviana said that "This training supports the program of the Rector of IPB University. This program is also in line with the program of Indonesian President Joko Widodo on strengthening human resources through continuing education for veterinarians to upgrade the quality of their services by increasing the latest skills and knowledge.”


"This collaboration is an ideal model in supporting the strengthening of human resources at the forefront of animal health to increase the beef cattle population in Indonesia," he added.


In this training, participants took part in theoretical debriefing from resource persons (SKHB lecturers and lecturers from the Faculty of Animal Science IPB University) in Bogor City. Then proceed with field practice at the Technical Implementation Unit of the Cibogo Beef Cattle Development Center (UPT BPTP), Cirebon City and the Dukuhbadag Livestock Group, Cibingbin, Kuningan Regency.


In this practicum activity, participants were faced with the conditions of qualified facilities from the Regional Government of Cirebon City in the cultivation of beef cattle. The case handled is reproductive disorders in Pasundan cattle. Meanwhile, in the Dukuhbadag Cibingbin livestock group, participants received cases of small-scale Pasundan cattle cultivation in the middle of a teak forest with variations and types of cases of reproductive disorders that were also challenging.


The Deputy Mayor of Cirebon, Dra Hj Eti Herawati said that the City of Cirebon still has a lot of potential to be further collaborated and utilized by SKHB IPB University. “Hopefully in the future this collaboration can continue further and provide many benefits for the City of Cirebon and IPB University, of course.” (MFU/NS/Zul)

Published Date : 01-Dec-2022

Resource Person : Prof Deni Noviana

Keyword : IPB University, SKHB, Veterinarians