Category: Aquaculture | Fish feed

Good Practice in Aqua-Feed Preparation: Feed Ingredients

Some common fish feed ingredients of Bangladesh

Some common fish feed ingredients of Bangladesh

The aquaculture industry is the fastest growing food production industry in the world and approximately 50% of all fish consumed by humans is from aquaculture. As aquaculture technology has evolved, the push toward higher yields and …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Fish feed

An Introduction to Aquafeeds

Floating and Sinking Aquafeed

Floating and Sinking Aquafeed

Culture of aquatic animals especially fish culture has undergone a dramatic worldwide growth in the last few years. The aquaculture industry is the fastest growing food production industry in the world and approximately 50% of all …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Fish feed | Freshwater

Maize in fish feed: in context of Bangladesh

Maize (called vutta in Bengali) is one of the emerging crops in Bangladesh, is being cultivated for long time; though still is being considered as minor crops. Price, demand and supply of maize are increasing worldwide. Bangladesh has a great potentiality to increase the maize cultivation due to its soil and climate suitability. Due to the huge demand for poultry feed, people and government of Bangladesh paid attention to grow …read more

Category: Fish feed | Non-fishes | Resource

Duck weeds in Bangladesh

Duck weed: Lemna minor

Duck weed: Lemna minor

Duck weeds are the group of floating plants belonging to the genera Lemna, Azolla and Wolffia (Singh and Mittal, 1999). But Das (1997) mentioned Lemna, Spirodela, Wolffia and Wolffiella genus as duck weeds. So far, a total of 34 species of duck weeds …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Fish feed

Plant Origin Fish Feed Ingredients

Variety of fish feed ingredients are available in Bangladesh. A major portion of this ingredients are obtained from different plants. Different parts of plant body are used as fish feed. Plant origin feed ingredients are comparatively cheaper than animal origin fish feed ingredients like fish meal, bone meal etc. and also contains less protein than those animal origin ingredients. However considering the economic capability of most of the fish farmers …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Fish feed

Animal Origin Fish Feed Ingredients

Animal origin fish feed ingredients are obtained from different mollusks, silkworm, poultry, cattle and fish mainly. These feed ingredients are applied by targeting carnivorous culture species. Some ingredients like fish viscera, cattle viscera are applied directly into the culture water body and some are applied after some sort of preliminary processing. Animal origin feed ingredients contains more protein in comparison to those ingredients of plant origin. Most of the animal …read more