Profitable Fish Farming

Practical advice for profitable fish farming…

Month: March 2016

Help Your Fishes Grow: Factors to Consider before Selecting your Feed Ingredients

  

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 Catfish feed formulation requires deep understanding of available and required feed ingredient. Unlike before, selection of ingredient for catfish feed must take into cognizance certain economic and biological factors based on environmental reality.

Various researches have shown that there are various feed ingredients that can be classified under same source of nutrition. Therefore selection of ingredient for your feed formulation should take cognizance of these factors as recommended in these articles.

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Remedy to Catfish Mortality: What to Do When Your Fishes are Dying

  

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The recent rise in rate of catfish mortality is a phenomenon. Mortality rates in some farms are above 30 percent, which is not acceptable in any way. A proactive farmer can reduce catfish mortality by at least 50 percent if causes of diseases in catfish farms are taken care of. More so, if diseases are discovered and diagnosed earlier, solutions can be applied.

Control of catfish mortality is a knowledge all profit-minded farmers must learn to acquire. However, it is sometimes unfortunate that solutions recommended in books and other platforms are not always effective in this part of the world. In other words, indigenous researchers have to do more in the area of catfish disease control. Many at times, control of catfish mortality go beyond application of certain selected drugs. In fact, good observation of your stock could be all you need to avoid uncontrolled mortality.

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How to Succeed at Catfish Farming: Here’s the Process Every Farmer Must Follow

  

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It will interest you to know that the whole process of catfish farming can be summarized into three activities of six basic stages. These stages explain in brief all you need to know about catfish farming business. Probably you have read manuals running into hundreds of pages on catfish farming. Don’t worry; this write-up will be the simplest and most precise manual on catfish farming. Below are all you need to know and do to be successful in catfish farming business.

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5 Alternative Classes of Feed for Catfish

  

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A friend once asked me how catfishes were able to cope with single type of feed/diet for a whole season. Yes, they cope because they have no alternative. If you allow them to choose from a wide variety of feed, you will be surprised to see that some of them prefer unconventional feeds.

Unconventional feeds for catfish are most time waste from their point of origin and can be used as an alternative diet for your fishes. Some of these supplementary feed complement your pellet well and make your fishes to perform excellently when rightly used. Ask those who operate an integrated farm how they have been able to cut down the cost of their feed without compromising the quality. They will tell you that it has been through the use of waste from one point as an input in another point.

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16 Best Practices in Catfish Farming

  

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Many years’ experience in catfish farming and management has taught me basic things I need to observe in my day to day running of my catfish farm. Some of my observations are more or less basic principles of catfish farming. Once they are observed, success is inevitable. If you want to get good result like me, then these basic principles of catfish farming must be duly taken care of in your farms. I assure you, once you can observe the best practices in catfish farming as listed below, your return on catfish farming investment is guaranteed. The following are the summary of basic best practices in catfish farming:

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9 Ways to Get Funds for Your Catfish Farming Business in Nigeria

  

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Thousands of Nigerians who want to startup catfish farming cannot do so due to shortage or lack of capital. As a matter of fact, people with genuine interest in this business are frustrated because of high rate of inflation that reduces the value of their capital season in season out.

Bank loans are not easily accessible for this form of business because of the poor level of monthly turnover unlike other businesses/trades. Also, many young Nigerians who want to be engaged in catfish farming may not be able to secure commercial bank loan due to stringent conditions attached to them. The issue of collateral security, most especially certificate of occupancy, attached to securing commercial bank loan has not helped the situation.

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How Catfish Farmers Can Survive in a Difficult Economy

  

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The present day economy in Nigeria is not friendly to many businesses including catfish farming business. The situation of our micro economy calls for change in our approaches of handling business. Doing things the way we used to do it will not give us desired results based on present economic realities. Catfish farmers who want to make profit must take care of details. Unnecessary expenditures must be cut down to the barest minimum in order to reduce overhead.

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