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Bull Management

The purpose of bull management is to maintain health and improve the genetic quality of the bull. Bull management consist of :

  1. Sanitation

Sanitation refers to strategies and management practices that lessen biological risk. On a farm, attention to sanitation is the most important measure to reduce and prevent the introduction of diseases or pests of animals and plants.

2.  Weighing of Bull

Controlling the weight of bulls is important because bull weight can directly affect sperm production and quality. Singosari National AI Center control bull weight with weighing it periodically. Furthermore, data form weighing is used for formulating feed ration and referral to medical treatment.

3.  Body Condition Score (BCS) Assessment

BCS Assessment is important for controlling sperm production. Same as Bull Weight, BCS can affect reproduction quality. BCS was assessed periodically.

4.  Bull Exercise

The purpose of the bull exercise is to increase reproduction performance and improve bull health. Bull exercise is carried out twice a week depending on bull and wheater conditions.

5.  Bull Identification

       Animal identification is the basis for keeping accurate production records of the bull. Individual bull identification allows Singosari National AI Centers to keep records on birth date, production records, health history, and a host of other important management information.

6.  Bull Salon

Bull salon treatment consists of hoof trimming also cutting prepuce, tail, and tail hair.

BREEDQUANTITY
Bali35
Ongole Cross Breed12
FH8
Brahman14
Simental52
Limousin71
Madura4
Angus6
Banteng Cross1
Wagyu5
Galekan1
Belgian Blue3
Aceh4
Total216
Etawah Cross Breed7
Saanen5
Senduro6
Total18

Feed management is important to provide high-quality ration and to ensure sustainable feed availability.

Grassland management Fodder Crops Production

Singosari national AI center has 48 ha grassland for fodder and forage production. Grassland management consists of land clearing, plowing dan harrowing. Grassland management is important for increasing the quality of forage production.

Forage/ Fodder Crop

Singosari National AI Center has many variance forages, such as:

  • Elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum)
  • Brachiaria decumbens
  • Dwarf Elephant Grass (Pennisetum purpureum cv Mott)
  • Star Grass
  • Corn Plant
  • Leguminosae

 

Animal Health Management includes the prevention, treatment and control of diseases.

  1. Prevention and Control Desease.

Disease control and prevention activities consist of:

  • Quarantine
  • Biosecurity
  • Sanitation
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination

 

2. Medical Treatment

The medical treatment consist of:

  • Eradication of ectoparasites and endoparasites
  • Giving vitamins
  • Hoof Trimmimg
  • Surgical procedures
  • Pain relievers, etc

 

3.  Animal disease monitoring

Disease monitoring activities are carried out by surveillance for certain diseases. Surveillance is an activity of systematic and continuous analysis of diseases or health problems and conditions that can affect them so that countermeasures can be taken effectively and efficiently.

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