The government needs to increase the population and productivity of Bali cattle, a national asset other countries do not have, an expert has said. The Bogor Agricultural Institute’s (IPB) animal husbandry professor Ronny Rachman Noor said on Thursday that Bali cattle had often been undervalued by the government because they were local livestock.
A senior Indonesian minister has taken aim at Pauline Hanson over her claims that Australian tourists could bring foot and mouth disease into the country from Bali because cattle roam the streets there and “s--t on the ground”. The One Nation senator has joined the opposition in attacking the Australian government’s response to the outbreak of the livestock virus in Indonesia.
A total of 1,202,282 cows have received the foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccine as of Wednesday noon, the FMD handling task force has reported. According to the task force's report received in Jakarta, no animals other than cows have been vaccinated against FMD.
Livestock export player Wellard says the cattle trade with Indonesia has slowed to a trickle amid animal disease outbreaks in what is by far Australia’s biggest market. Wellard also noted a continuing decline in sheep shipments from Australia to the Middle East as the Albanese government moves to shut down the trade.
Its natural beauty and unique culture make Bali become one of the most famous and popular tourist destinations in the world. This island of gods is always crowded with visitors and tourists all over the year. Besides its culture and nature, the arts also become one of the tourist attractions in Bali. From dances, paintings, sculptures, and carvings. For you who love carvings, you should try bone carvings when you are traveling to Bali, especially to Tampak Siring.
Do you wish to have a memorable adventure? Then, you should try to travel to Pucang Village where you can learn more about unique crafts made from ox horns. Pucang Village is located in Magelang, Indonesia. This village is situated 3 Km away from the main road of Magelang-Semarang. Pucang Village in Magelang is considered as the center of horn crafts. Ox horns and buffalo horns are suitable materials to be made as crafts since they are strong, durable, and safe. This is why the crafters in Pucang Village prefer to use ox horns and buffalo horns to make unique and artsy crafts.