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Here at Profitable Fish Farming, starting today, we will be publishing a weekly update including the latest price of table size catfish as well as other catfish feed ingredients you will need for a profitable catfish farming business in Nigeria.

We have personal experience with some of these ingredients — and have used them to achieve as much as 100 percent profit. We also supply (or can connect you with suppliers for) some of the ingredients we use that we think will yield the best results. Ingredients we supply are indicated — and you can contact us if you’re interested in getting any of these ingredients from us.

CATFISH COST IN NIGERIA (price of table size catfish per kg — for Clarias)

  • Tiny size: N540
  • Smallest size: N630
  • Small size: N680
  • Medium size: N730
  • Big size: N730

(Price of table size catfish per kg — for Hybrid)

  • Smallest size: N650
  • Small size: N700
  • Medium size: N900
  • Big size: N900

FLOATING FISH FEED

Aller Aqua

  • 2mm: N8,200
  • 3mm: N8,000
  • 4mm: N6,900

Skretting

  • 2mm: N9,370
  • 3mm: N8,620
  • 4mm: N6,600

Eco Float

  • 3mm: N4,350
  • 4mm: N4,300
  • 6mm: N4,200

Blue Crown

  • 2mm: N6,200
  • 3mm: N5,750
  • 4mm: N5,750
  • 6mm: N5,500

Note: We use Blue Crown and Eco Float floating feed as a much cheaper and reliable substitute to Aller Aqua and Skretting floating feed, and we can supply both in case you are interested.

CATFISH FEED INGREDIENT COST IN NIGERIA (price per kg)

  • Local Fish Meal: 400
  • Local Fish Meal (Senegal fish): N500
  • Fish Concentrate: N1,100
  • Fish Meal (72 percent): N900
  • Fish Meal (65 percent): –
  • Poultry Meal: N350
  • Bone Meal: N80
  • Local Blood Meal: N200
  • Imported Blood Meal: N300
  • Bern-seed: N100
  • Soya Meal: N165
  • Full-Fat Soya: B180
  • GNC: N120
  • Dough: N70
  • Maize: N90
  • Garri (low quality): N70
  • Garri (high quality/koko garri): N75
  • Biscuit waste: N90
  • Molasses: N100

NOTE: We use and supply cheaper and reliable local fish meal as an alternative to the expensive 72 percent fish meal. We can also connect you to people who can supply all of the other ingredients.

CATFISH FINGERLINGS (price per piece)

  • Fingerlings: N10
  • Post-fingerlings: N15
  • Juvenile: N20 – N30

NOTE: If you are interested in any of the above ingredients, we might be able to link you to a supplier. Feel free to reach out directly to us.