Paper Title
Profit on Feed Price Ratio of Broiler Farm in The Beginning and Currently in Soppeng Regency South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia

Poultry business attracted many farmers to small businesses and take profit. Business opportunities will arise and also create jobs. This study aims to determine the ratio of profit on the price of feed broiler farms in Soppeng Regency, South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia.This research is quantitative descriptive, conducted over two months, starting from September to October 2016 in Soppeng Regency, South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. The study population was independent broiler farmers divided by the length of the business. Classification of farmers divided by 3, which began farming before 2006, the range of 2006-2010 and range of 2011-2015. The respondents in this study were 30 farmers.Further analysis of the ratio of profit to the price of feed for each classification of respondents. This ratio was compared between the beginning of starting a business with current. In order to know the changes benefits and also change the price of feed in some classifications broiler farmer independently. This study shows the benefit ratio to the price of feed at the start of farming is as follows. Period prior to 2006 have a ratio of 1.667.In the period 2006-2010, has a ratio of 1.095. As during the years 2011-2015 has a ratio of 0.842. The ratio of profit on the price of feed at the current average of 0.837 is smaller than the average ratio began farming at 1.201. Changes in the ratio of period began farming until now looks smaller. The smaller ratio indicates that there is an increase in feed prices is greater than the increase in profits on a broiler farmer. This indicates that there is a tendency of rising feed prices and a trend towards decreased profit broiler farmers. Keywords-Profit, Feed Price, Broiler Farmer, Ratio