“The Dairy Cattle Study Group was formed in 2015 under the direct direction of the Beef and Dairy Production Laboratory, Dairy Livestock Division, Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Agriculture, Diponegoro University with members from not only one department but also one faculty can join this study group. Our activities are discussing various matters regarding dairy cattle, both cows, goats, and so on, holding seminars, research and visits on dairy cattle as the main commodity and carrying out in-house training as an effort to increase the knowledge and skills of members,” said Muhammad Habib Adlan , Head of the Dairy Cattle Study Group (KSTP) FPP Undip Batch XII.
Habib and his members (Mikael, Salsabila, Fawaid, Nur Afifa, Evana, Berinda and Arief) made pasteurized milk which is a method of heating milk below the boiling point for a certain time with the aim of killing harmful pathogenic bacteria to ensure milk safety while maintaining quality. nutrition
“On April 21 to 22 we had the opportunity to take part in the bazaar at the Central Java Governor’s Office. The superior product that we display is Pasteurized Milk which we call Milky Fruit Milk and this year we are also releasing a new product, namely the KSTP Fruit Salad where all products are made from milk, “continued Habib, a student of the S1-Animal Husbandry Department.
Habib said the initial process of making the product started from a discussion about adjusting the basic composition to production and packaging which took about 5 days and was ready for sale.
“Education is like a wild animal, we cannot directly tame a wild animal, but it takes a process to really tame and control the wild animal. Education without creativity makes the knowledge we get does not vary. The younger generation is now required to master soft skills and hard skills to make us unique in each of us. By continuing to be enthusiastic and creative, we will come up with new ideas that will be useful and make us advanced and qualified,” he concluded.
While drh. Dian Wahyu Harjanti, Ph.D. as the supervisor of KSTP said that fresh milk was obtained from the Teaching Farm of Dairy Cows at FPP. FPP Undip has facilities in the form of rearing cages, grazing land, milking parlor and a milk processing room that produces milk every day, ie in the morning and evening lactating dairy cows are milked using a milking machine to maintain their quality.
“Lactating cows are milked using a milking machine in the morning and evening, and livestock health checks and milk quality tests are carried out periodically at the Milk Quality Testing Laboratory or the Beef and Dairy Production Laboratory of FPP Undip to ensure the quality of the milk produced,” he said.
He strongly encourages student activities in entrepreneurship development and generates creative and innovative ideas in opening up useful business opportunities for students themselves. This is a form of implementing the Independent Learning-Independent Campus (MBKM) policy and encouraging the emergence of young entrepreneurs or students in Indonesia. (Undip Public Relations Lin)
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