DESCRIPTION OF BREEDING MANAGEMENT TIMOR DEER (CERVUS TIMORENSIS) IN MERAUKE, PAPUA PROVINCE, INDONESIAK.R. Ismail, Ismudiono, I.N. Triana, P. Srianto, M. Hariadi and S. Utama
The purpose of this study is to know the description of timor deer in captive breeding. The research was conducted for a month from January until February, 2019 at two locations of timor deer captive breeding in Merauke. The method of research includes interviews with the staffs involved about reproductive ability of deer in the deer captive breeding, and direct observation in the field. The results showed that captive breeding of timor deer in the two locations are have a different population, and sex ratio. Sex ratio 1:2 show that it has low productivity. One of the captive breeding have a low birth rate. Births that occur each year in captivity unit 2 is higher than breeding unit 1, but the death of a newborn young deer are more common in captivity unit 2. The process of weaning essential for reducing the risk of high mortality of young deer and factor deer mortality that occurs in captivity unit 2. The length of time for lust in 2 captivity is the same but different times. The characteristics of lust in 2 captivity shows different characteristics in each captivity. The length of pregnancy in captivity is for Â± 8 months. Reproductive disorders have never occurred in the two reindeer breeding.