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Development of fish feed industry in Pakistan

Photo credit: Muhammad Hafeez-ur-Rehman (Pakistan),  Description: Muhammad Hafeez-ur-Rehman and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture was taken inside a feed mill in Pakistan. Before having commercially produced feed, fish farmers used to formulate feed based on earlier experience or simply on trial bases. In the present, several feed mills are …

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Production of tilapia and fish feed in a farm in Tanzania

Photos’ credit: Debora Amsi (Tanzania)Description: Debora Amsi and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted photos are taken in a fish farm located in Dar es Salam – Pugu Kinyamweei (Tanzania) The farm was established in 2013. The farm has enough numbers of nursery and grow-out ponds. In addition to fingerlings and …

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The size of feed pellet and the width of fish mouth – Video

  The inserted video shows the feeding of tilapia fingerlings. As shown in the video, the size of the floating pellets is too large to be swallowed by the fingerlings that are chasing the feed trying to get a bite after another. In this case, fish will spend unnecessary extra energy during feeding that would …

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Sun-drying of sardines for the use in fish feed in Gabon

Photo credit: Firmin Sangangoumou Nicaise and Talia Gladis Elingui (Gabon) Review: Firmin Sangangoumou Nicaise, Talia Gladis Elingui and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted picture shows the sun-drying of sardines in Gabon. On the average, two days are sufficient for the drying of sardines which are caught from the sea. The …

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Aquaculture development in Chad

Photo credit: Aliadoumadji Rimadoum (Chad) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   The introduction of fish farming in Chad dates back to the 1970s. Since then, several types of farming have been introduced and tested whereas some positive results have been achieved in earthen pond systems especially when the cost of fish …

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Durability and water stability of fish feed pellets

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) One of the inserted photos shows feed fines while the second shows the initial signs of pellet disintegration in water.         High quality animal feed is always essential for enhancing productivity and for improving the production economics. In addition to nutritive merit of …

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Demand and supply of fish feed in Nepal

Photo credit: Bishnu khanal (Nepal) Review: Bishnu khanal and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Aquaculture systems in Nepal have been usually relied on carp polyculture in earthen ponds which could run relying mainly on natural food without much supplemental feeding especially in the light of the relatively low stocking density as well …

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Farm-made fish feed in a Chinese farm

Credit: Khamis killei John (South Sudan) The photos show feed mixers which are used by some fish farms in China. The shape of feed mixers may vary and so the feed ingredients. These small feeding machines operate by electricity. On the average, the volume of the mixer is about 6 kilograms of feed.    

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Farm-made fish feed in a fish farm in Myanmar

Credit of photos and source of information: Aquaculture Asia As the case in aquaculture in many countries worldwide, farm-made feed was the sole source of feed especially where commercial feed does not exist or the level of aquaculture development is too small to justify the establishment of commercial fish feed. Up to 1990, cultured fish …

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Raceway culture of rainbow trout in Spain

Credit: Ahmed Zaki (Egypt) The photos show the raceways in which the intensive culture of rainbow trout takes place. Each raceway measures 5 m x 50 m with a depth of one meter. The 50-g fingerlings maintained in the nursery tanks are moved to the grow-out raceways using pumps. This particular farm produces 1000 tons …

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