Performa Karkas dan Profil Asam Lemak Daging Entok (Cairina moschata) Umur 8 Minggu pada Peternakan Tradisional di Kabupaten Bogor
Suci, Dwi Margi
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Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) is one of poultry that the weight of body can reach 3.5 kg to 6 kg. These advantages should make this waterfowl as a source of protein for food. However, the cultivation are not optimal, because of the lack information of feed nutrients and nutrient content of muscovy meat. This study was aimed to determine the nutrient content of feed which commonly given by the traditional muscovy breeder, carcass performance was and characteristics of fatty acids at 8 weeks of age of muscovy duck meat. This study was conducted through asking quesionaers to traditional breeders in Bogor, feed sampling, and laboratory analysis. The informations showed that generally feed which given to the muscovy in 6 traditional breeders have a low content of crude protein ranged between 9.03% - 11%. The low nutrient content of feed cause a low weight body in muscovy duck. Male duck has a higher weight than the female duck. Muscovy meat contains some saturated and unsaturated fatty acids (MUFA and PUFA) are both fairly high abortion. UFA concentration are higher more than SFA concentration. Palmitic acid and Steraic acid which is a saturated fatty acid, Oleic acid is a monounsaturated fatty acid, and Linoleic acid is an unsaturated fatty acid are some fatty acids in highly concentrations produced muscovy breast meat and thigh male. The amount of fatty acids respectively reached 16.62%, 6.26%, 30.30%, and 11.98%. The concentration of fatty acids in thigh meat tended to be higher than the concentration of fatty acids in breast meat.