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Formulation of Local Catfish Feed

Written By Anambra Farmers on Monday, 1 October 2012 | 20:18

Fish is highly nutritive and rich cause of animal proteins. For the improvement of fishes and also to achieve maximum yields, it is essential to provide artificial feed, in which fish grows rapidly and reaches maximum weight in shortest feasible time. Among commonly used ingredients are;
fish meal is thought to be the best ingredients, due to its compatibility using the protein requirement of fish. Replacement of fish meal with cheaper ingredients of plant origin in fish feed is essential because of rising cost and uncertain availability of fish meal. Inclusion of feedstuffs with relatively high amounts of carbohydrate in formulated fish feed is preferred because of its protein-sparing action that will make the diet much less expensive. increased use of plant proteins supplements in fish feed can reduce the price of fish meal. The research has focused on utilizing less expensive and easily available resources to replace fish dinner, without reducing the nutritional excellent of feed.

The apparent digestibility involving protein, energy and individual proteins are of prime consideration for the reason that basis for feed formulation with fish, with information gained for different raw materials, such as plant by-products commonly employed in the feed manufacturing industry. Numerous investigations are applied to variety of fish species for several decades with digestibility data obtained for the majority of nutrients.

For commercial culture involving fish, the formulation of low-cost well-balanced diet using locally available agro-industry byproducts is necessary. Recently fish meal has end up being the most expensive protein ingredient with aquaculture feeds. Many studies have established considerable success in partially exchanging fishmeal with soybean meal and other soybean products in diet intended for various fish species (Boonyaratpalin along with Tunpibal 1998, Quartararo et al. 1998, Hernadez et al 2007).


For more information and supply of fish feed call 08083534051.
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14 comments:

  1. what is vitemin age and turmeric dust, how can one miss all these together to get the feed for the fish,u can send the details to me through (lizzybeat@yahoomail.com) thanks

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  2. what is vitemin age and turmeric dust, how can one miss all these together to get the feed for the fish,u can send the details to me through (amootoyin@gmail.com) I will be grateful, if you can send me this information.

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  3. i will appreciate if the proportions and how to mix all these ingridient to obtain the feed can be email to me through nuel_esq@yahoo.com

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    1. If you still needs it, email us @ anambrayouthfarmers@gmail.com.

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  4. Please I would like to know if there's anyway I can pay you guys so as to get these local feeds manufactured for me at a subsidized price. Am a starter in fish farming business but the feeding aspect is really costing me a lot (with the aqua feeds am using not lasting more than 2weeks). Pls HELP with a reply ASAP or contact me @ iyke4like@yahoo.com or 08035897996.

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    1. email us @ anambrayouthfarmers@gmail.com.

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  5. Nice article.......I would love to get information on how I can pay to get locally made feeds to my small farm. Reach me on 08035897996 or iyke4like@yahoo.com.

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  6. Plz I will appreciate it, wen you send d formula to and how 2 mix it with there ration. hailtayo@gmail.com

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  7. Plz can you give me a fomular on how to prepare catfish feed with its quantities and essential ingridents and how to mix them up for best results.you can reach me on heron2003us@yahoo.com thanks

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  8. This is quite interesting. As a poultry farmer, I know that if I can formulate my own feed I'll be making more profit. The same applies to every aspects of livestock farming.

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  9. pls what and what to mix yr own fish feed. this my number 08032199799

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  10. nice blog !! i was looking for blogs related of feed supplements . then i found this blog, this is really nice and interested to read.

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  11. Please tutor me on how to mix the essential ingredients and their exact rations.You can contact me on 08036638688.Regards

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