Sejarah Fakultas Peternakan

Faculty of Animal Husbandry

Leading  In  Science  and  Technology  of  Animal 

Milestone of Unram Faculty of Animal Husbandry

Faculty of Animal Husbandry was officially established based on the Decree of Institutions Establishment: No. 139/1962 on November 3, 1962 under the Decree of the Presidium University of mataram Number SP/134/IC/1967 on November 14, 1967. The name of the faculty has been changed from the Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine became the Faculty of Animal Husbandry.

Since starting up in 1968, the lectures and practical carried on in the SPMA (Agricultural High School) State Mataram. Two years later, Unram Faculty of Animal Husbandry has its own building located in Karang Jangkong, while the practical activities carried on in the Laboratory of Unram Faculty of Agriculture through Departmental System. The faculty carried out only the education level up to bachelor’s degree in 1976.

Since the academic year 1977, Unram Faculty of Animal Husbandry located in Pendidikan Street occupied the lectures and practical buildings has conducted the education up to undergraduate degree. Since occupied the new building, the Faculty of Animal Husbandry has been producing graduates. Also, this faculty is equipped by the applied laboratory (Teaching Farm) around 2.6 hectares located in Lingsar village which the distance is around 10 Km from Unram and functioned as a practicum and research location.

In 1992, Unram Faculty of Animal Husbandry relocated to the new campus at Majapahit Street, Mataram. Since 1996, over the five years phases the laboratory was built gradually in Sumbawa on the 500 hectares. The Land used is an aid of a Regional government Echelon II Sumbawa while the building and the infrastructures were provided by the Central Government.

Throughout the existence, Unram Faculty of Animal Husbandry has taken many important steps towards the development and improvement. Of which hold affiliation and cooperation with the University of Gajah Mada (UGM) Faculty of Animal Husbandry Yogyakarta, either in the form of guest lecturers, students exchange to UGM Faculty of Animal Husbandry as prepared lecturers at Unram Faculty of Animal Husbandry, upgrading the undergraduate and cooperation in the field of study and devotion to the public. In addition, by the cooperation between Indonesia – Australia (LPIU-IAEUP and LPIU-PPSLPT), there were many significant progress gained, those are: the development of the lecturer’s skills (learning to work at home and abroad, short courses, workshops, seminars and research), procurement of detasiring and replacement lecturer from higher education sources (UGM, IPB, UNHAS, UB) are mainly to fill the shortage of lecturers in Basic Sciences, the development of laboratory facilities and infrastructures for the students and the lecturers research. In the development of infrastructure for research activities and devotion to the public by lecturers and students, it has been carried out in cooperation with relevant agencies at both the regional and central level.

The progression has achieved in the age of 50  (1968-2015). There are 76 lecturers (August 2015), consisting of 37 Doctoral (10 professors), 4 Candidate Doctor and 35 Masters. While, there are 1,890 registered students, in which the ratio of the students and the lecturers is 1 : 25.

Since the establishment, Faculty of Animal Husbandry has already 12 Deans, as follows:

1.drh.  Anwar Abidin(1969-1970)
2.Drs. Masri Hanafi(1970-1971)
3.Drs. Suhadi(1971-1972)
4.Drs. Sanoesi Martodigdo(1972-1977)
5.Ir. Lalu Widjaje(1977-1979)
6.Ir. Gufran(1979-1985)
7.Ir. Hasyim(1986-1992)
8.Dr. Ir. M. Ichsan, M.S.(1992-1998)
9.Ir. Samiadi, S.U..(1999-2002)
10.Ir. Muhzi, M.S.(2002-2010)
11.Prof. Ir. Yusuf Akhyar Sutaryono(2010-1014)
12.Dr. Ir. Maskur, M.Si.(2014-2018)

Competence

The effort of the faculty to produce qualified graduates which accordance to the demands of the job field is through developing the competency-based curriculum by improving the quality of practical work, soft skills, utilization of feedback from alumni and improved English language skills. It is also supported by activities that encourage creativity, provide knowledge for graduates and growing the self independence. By these, the students are expected to develop their initiative, creativity and critical in teaching and conducting research to produce qualified and professional graduates (S1), able to develop themselves and apply the knowledge gained, and have the academic capacity to provide solutions to various farm problems.

Cooperation

Increase the cooperation with other universities and institutions both at home and abroad. Cooperation in the PBM is through the lecturers exchange for instance. The cooperation is conducted with UGM Faculty of Animal Husbandry. Unram and UGM Faculty of Animal Husbandry’s lecturers can exchange in lecturing. Cooperation with the Government of Central Kalimantan in terms of the Deer Cultivation and Artificial Insemination, which was initiated by prof. Drh. S. Adji Dradjat, M.Phil, Ph.D and his partner. Cooperation with the Department of Animal Science and Animal Health to held the contest to all cattle growers in NTB, to monitor and to evaluate the works of Veterinary Services and Animal Health NTB, and all the Animal Science Departments throughout NTB. The lecturers are coordinated by the Faculty, in collaboration with the community through the Village Development Program. Cooperation with  the regional government of West Sumbawa regency to arrange the program and plan for development and training of cattle farming in transmigration area. In addition, it is cooperating with foreign institutions such as JICA, ACIAR, ANTARA, USAID in the field of research so that the Program could take the benefit from such cooperation. Cooperation with the foreign institutions, such as JICA, ACIAR, and ANTARA-USAID in research sector so that benefited the Study Program.

Student Affair

To enhance the interest of prospective students to continue their study, the faculty socialize the faculty through information dissemination to various state or private senior high school, leaflet, student’s activities, such as: Volleyball Competition all over Lombok students in Senior High School level and Jamboree Band Contest (JBC); put up banners in strategic places and also by conducting the direct visits. Besides, socialization for animal husbandry sector, it was also use the Bachelor Village Signing (SMD) program. These techniques are effective enough to interest parents to enter their children in this faculty and students themselves.

Freshmen are those who are firstly listed as students at Unram Faculty of Animal Husbandry through the selection tests (SNMPTN, SBMPTN, Independent Test, and Transfer) under the applicable regulation. Old students are those who still have right to be Unram students. Foreign students are foreign citizens who enroll as a student and had been meeting the requirements determined by Indonesian Government and Unram.

In the early academic years of 2016/2017 the faculty can accommodate 394 freshmen in which 40% of whom from SNMPTN (national selection by invitation – academic recording based selection), 40% of whom from SBMPTN (national selection by written test, 20% of whom from Independent Test. Thus total number of students listed in academic year 2016/2017 is 1.889 students in which 1.564 and 325 of whom in Graduate Program (S1) and Under Graduate Program (D3), respectively. The students involving in this program will be facilitated by form of guidance and counseling services, interest and aptitude (extra-curricular), soft skills training, scholarship and health.

Lecturer

In 2016, 76 serve as full-time lectures which spread at 11 laboratory (Team Teaching/Expertise Group), in which 6, 5, 6, 7, 6, 10, 7, 5, 9, 9, and 6 of whom in the Beef and Drought Animal, Dairy Production, Poultry Production, Animal Reproduction, Animal Breeding and Biomoleculer, Sosioeconomical Study of Animal Husbandry, Animal Product Processing Technology, Microbiology and Biotechnology, Ruminants Feed and Nutrition, Non Ruminant Feed and Nutrition, Forage and Management of Pasture Laboatories, respectively. Of the numbers, 6 lecturers (6.74%) serve as Functional Expert Assistant, 27 (30.34%) lecturers serve as Associate Professor, 46 (51.69%) lecturers serve as Head Associate Professor, and 10 (11.23%) of them are Professors.

As listed, there was 35 (46.0%) lecturers holding Master Degrees (S2), 37 (48.7%) has completed the Doctoral Degrees (S3), and 4 (5.3%) lecturers pursuing the Doctoral Degrees (Candidate Doctor).

Lecturers in Unram Faculty of Animal Husbandry have expertise on their respective fields, such as: Animal Science, Animal Reproduction, Animal Reproductive Physiology, Veterinary, Biological Science, Production of Diary Cattle, Forage Feed, Livestock Environment, Tissue Culture, Animal Production, Livestock Physiology, Poultry Production, Social Economics, Human Resource Development, Rural and Regional Development, Counseling and Communication, Rural Sociology, Livestock Production/Goat, Livestock Production/Buffalo, Working Livestock Production, Livestock Food Nutrition, and Management Resources.

As listed, there was 35 (46.0%) lecturers holding Master Degrees (S2), 37 (48.7%) has completed the Doctoral Degrees (S3), and 4 (5.3%) lecturers pursuing the Doctoral Degrees (Candidate Doctor).

Lecturers in Unram Faculty of Animal Husbandry have expertise on their respective fields, such as: Animal Science, Animal Reproduction, Animal Reproductive Physiology, Veterinary, Biological Science, Production of Diary Cattle, Forage Feed, Livestock Environment, Tissue Culture, Animal Production, Livestock Physiology, Poultry Production, Social Economics, Human Resource Development, Rural and Regional Development, Counseling and Communication, Rural Sociology, Livestock Production/Goat, Livestock Production/Buffalo, Working Livestock Production, Livestock Food Nutrition, and Management Resources.

As listed, there was 35 (46.0%) lecturers holding Master Degrees (S2), 37 (48.7%) has completed the Doctoral Degrees (S3), and 4 (5.3%) lecturers pursuing the Doctoral Degrees (Candidate Doctor).

Lecturers in Unram Faculty of Animal Husbandry have expertise on their respective fields, such as: Animal Science, Animal Reproduction, Animal Reproductive Physiology, Veterinary, Biological Science, Production of Diary Cattle, Forage Feed, Livestock Environment, Tissue Culture, Animal Production, Livestock Physiology, Poultry Production, Social Economics, Human Resource Development, Rural and Regional Development, Counseling and Communication, Rural Sociology, Livestock Production/Goat, Livestock Production/Buffalo, Working Livestock Production, Livestock Food Nutrition, and Management Resources.

Research

A numbers of researchs have conducted in this faculty, such as: (1) Survey on Current Condition of Pilot Farmers Group for Beef Cattle Development  in NTB; (2) The Beef Cattle Development Project Utilizing Local Resources in the Eastern Part of Indonesia. In terms of faculty research activities can be stated that every year will be produced many scientific papers in various journals, research results are also used as material for the enrichment of teaching materials for lecturers in the field of science that is occupied.

Lecturer’s research activities during the last three years showed significantly increased.  This  research proposals have been submitted and funded from many sources, both local and National.  There were 131 research projects which had been conducted by lecturers during the last three years with total budget Rp 10,227,450,000 or in average Rp 3,409,150,000  annually.  This meaning that each lecturer involved in 2-3 research projects a year.

Most of research expertise was in beef production, especially in beef nutrition.  This was related on the short of animal feed (forage) , hence it need in the finding of technology of alternative feed production.  Such as molasses block, duckweed, Luccaena.  However, rice straw was abundantly available in NTB, but has not been utilize optimally in the catlle production.  Rice straw usually was being burned by farmers, it reduced organict matter in the field and producing CO2 gas.

Facility

According to the educational aims to produce the qualified graduates in Unram Faculty of Animal Husbandry, the faculty has 14 Offices, 9 Lecture Rooms where 2 units of which can accommodate 150 students and 7 units of which can accommodate 50 students, 3 Laboratories, 2 Libraries and Space for student’s activity. Laboratories in the Faculty of Animal Husbandry are: Livestock Laboratory, Dairy Cattle, Poultry Husbandry, Livestock Production Technology, Reproduction, Animal Breeding, Nutrition, Animal Food Forage, and Micro biotechnology. This faculty also has Applied Laboratory (Teaching Farm) which is used for student’s practices and final research. Several research centers at the faculty are: PUNJAHI, RECENT TREND and GAPS.

Job Prospect

Job prospect for the graduate were spread out in various agencies/institutions throughout Indonesia, either governments, corporations, LSM, or even own business. Due the high demand in free market and the rise of population, it needs to keep into account the awareness of the importance of high quality and nutritious food, educational level, the awareness of the importance of healthy and strong body, and improving of social welfare, causing the demand for livestock product either quantity or quality will also be increase. It illustrates that the Study Program of Animal Husbandry’s graduates have bright prospect in the future in terms of revenue and jobs.

Based on the results of the evaluation of employment for graduates of UNRAM Faculty of Animal Husbandry in the year of 2011-2014, found that 84.6% of alumni have been absorbed in various jobs, both in the NTB province or in another province, the government agencies and non-govermental (NGO) and private, in the field of animal husbandry as well as in others. In detail, are:

  1. 89% work in government agencies such as the Departement of Livestock Provincial and District, teachers at SMK and Extension Agency
  2. 0% of private sector employees in livestock such as PT Charoen Pokphand, PT. Inti Satwa Nusantara, PT Satwa Utama Raya, and PT. Japfa
  3. 33% state-owned bank employee
  4. 67% non-farm private sector employees fields such as hotel (hospitality), tobacco companies, and pawnshops
  5. 11% work in foreign research institutions such as ACIAR, and
  6. 0% sought independently in the field of livestock such as Bachelor Village Development – Entrepreneurs Assistant.

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