Analisis Tingkat Pengetahuan, Sikap dan Perilaku Peternak Unggas Terhadap Upaya Pencegahan Penyakit Flu Burung
The aim of this research was to describe and to correlate knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) of the
poultry breeders in preventing Avian Influenza (AI). This research used face-to-face interview, cross sectional
design study with a questionnaire for 100 respondentsand data were analyzed with Rho Spearman. The result
showed that 82% of respondents washed their hands with soap after handling poultry but only 5% of
respondents used mask when contacting with poultry. Chickens were kept by respondents most. The cage
location near to the house accounted for 71%, most of respondents cleaned the cage routinely but there were
11% of respondents who did not keep their poultry into the cage. All respondents revealed that the poultry
were not vaccinated periodically. It was about 37.3% of respondents burned dead poultry, and 55.2% and 22.4
% buried and throw away to the river respectively. They disagreed with stamping out accounted for 48% and
only 16% of respondents agreed to sell their unhealthy poultry. No respondents informed to the authority of
sub-village when suddent death of the chickens was found. Respondent’s knowledge, attitude and practice
were suffient in preventing Avian Influenza and there was significant correlation between knowledge, attitude
and practice (P<0,05).
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