The Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on the Livestock Subsector

Authors

  • Hamdi Mayulu Animal Sciences Department of Agricultural Faculty, Mulawarman University, Kampus Gunung Kelua Jl. Pasir Belengkong Samarinda, East Kalimantan, 75123, Indonesia
  • Endang Sawitri Laboratory of Physiology, Medical Faculty, Mulawarman University, Kampus Gunung Kelua Jl. Krayan Samarinda, East Kalimantan, 75123, Indonesia
  • Irsan Tricahyadinata Faculty Economics and Business, Mulawarman University, Kampus Gunung Kelua Samarinda, East Kalimantan, 75123, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.25026/jsk.v5i2.1760

Keywords:

Impact, Covid-19 Pandemic, Products, Economic Livestock

Abstract

The Covid-19 pandemic had an impact on human activities and all sectors globally. This study aims to review the impact of the pandemic on livestock products. Furthermore, data were collected from several literature, websites, national, and international news, relevant to current policies and conditions. The impact on the livestock sub-sector is not measured and includes a decrease in purchasing power and demand for livestock products such as meat, milk, and eggs, decreased profitability, hampered distribution of production inputs such as feed and medicine affect the increasing production costs, veterinary services limitation, hinder the livestock animal and product distribution, disruption on marketing and business downturn. Meanwhile, the positive impact is that farmers created an online-based digital innovation, known as e-commerce, involving product marketing, business, and product diversification. The Government also plays a vital role in demand and price stabilization, which ensures the supply chain sustainability of the products. Therefore, the livestock business can keep running sustainably, especially during the pandemic.

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2023-04-30

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Mayulu, H., Sawitri, E., & Tricahyadinata, I. (2023). The Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on the Livestock Subsector. Jurnal Sains Dan Kesehatan, 5(2), 250–259. https://doi.org/10.25026/jsk.v5i2.1760

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