Participation of farmers in the integrated broiler contract farming in malaysia

Author: 
Rasak M and Sallahuddin H

Integrated broiler contract farming (IBCF) is one of the system used to increase poultry production in Malaysia. Broiler farmers participate in this system for having some benefits.This paper has examined characteristic of farmers who participate in the IBCFs in Malaysia. A survey was conducted in Malaysia to determine the factors which contribute participation of farmers in IBCF using logit model. This model involves participation (PAR) as dependent variable and size of farm (SIZE), experience of farmer (EXP), age, gross annual income (GAI), distance farm to market place (DIS), capital (CAP) and education (EDU). The results show that all variables, except SIZE and EDU are significantly influence the participation of farmers in IBCF at the conventional level of significance.

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