Tag Archive: organic fertilization

Jun 04 2014

Organic fertilization of fish ponds using chicken manure in China

Credit: Khamis killei John (South Sudan) The photos show the use of chicken manure in earthen ponds in China. The manure bag is confined in the pond corners using bamboos. Bagging the manure allows the continuous release of nutrients and ensures the gentle and continuous fertilization in fish ponds.  

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Aug 18 2013

Integrated duck-fish culture in Egypt (Video)

  The video shows a model of integration between duck and fish which has been carried out in Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt. The compatibility between ducks and fish has proven effective model of integration that results in maximizing the production and so profits in addition to diversifying the revenue of the farm. Moreover, a significant …

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Jun 29 2013

Egyptian aquaculture (historic information – development – practices – productivity)

The significant development of Egyptian aquaculture in the present goes back to 1980s/1990s. Among the major events which took place during the early development was capacity building as represented in a 6-month training course which was conducted on El Zawya fish farm, Kafr El Sheikh Governorate, Egypt in 1980. The 21 participants enrolled in this …

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Jul 12 2012

Rural aquaculture in Malawi (Establishment, management and impacts)

Credit: Gaves Mulaleya (Malawi) It is estimated that there are about 4,000 small-scale fish farmers in Malawi. A typical farmer has one or two small pond and harvests about 13 kg of fish per annum. Ponds are normally constructed by family members and sometimes with help of hired labour. The majority of farmers use maize …

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May 29 2012

The integration between laying hens and aquaculture in Burundi

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi) This photos shows a hen house  over a fish pond at Isale fish farming  station. In total there are three hen houses  over fish ponds in which laying hens are holds. Hens manure and a part of poultry feed which falls on the floor of the poultry house are considered the source of fish nutrition in …

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May 18 2012

Karoga Fish station, Gitega Province (Burundi)

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi) The photo shows the Karoga Fish station, Gitega Province in Burundi. There are 10 earthen ponds in the station, in which Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus is farmed. It is planned to introduce African catfish, Clarias gariepinus to the station. Station ponds are fertilized by pig manure which are farmed beside. The station belongs to the Nationl …

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May 18 2012

Isale fish station (Burundi)

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi) This photo is for the Isale Fish station , located in bujumbura province, Burundi). The station contains 10 earthen ponds in total in which Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus is farmed. Fertilization is done by chiken manure produced in chicken houses as seen in the photo. African catfish, Clarias gariepinus has been introduced  in some …

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Dec 10 2011

Compost enclosure in a fish pond (Rwanda)

Credit: Fidele Kampayana (Rwanda): The photo shows a divider made of bamboo in an earthen fish pond whereas organic fertilization is practiced. The divider creates a compost enclosure, where the farmer puts organic fertilizers regularly renewable; this divider prevents the spread of manure in pond water because the compost enclosure is installed in the water …

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Dec 10 2011

Integrated rabbit-fish culture (Rwanda)

Credit: Fidele Kampayana (Rwanda) These photos belong to a private farm in Rwanda where integrated system is being applied between rabbits and mix-sex Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). The minimum pond size is about 500m2. Fish are stocked at a rate of 2 fingerlings per m2. In this particular pond, tilapia of 5-g average size has …

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Nov 05 2011

Tilapia farming in water reservoirs of horticulture farms in Egypt

This integration approach has been adopted by some horticulture farms such as gouva and banana. Economic indications are promising. Fertile water when used in horticulture farm would reduced the demand for chemical fertilizers and hence improve the economics of the horticulture farm. In fact, if the right match between fish biomass and horticulture acreage, this …

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