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Evaluation of Local Feed Ingredients Based Diets on Growth Performance of African Catfish, Clarias gariepinus

Farahiyah, I. J.; Zainal, A.A.R.; Ahmad, A.; Mardhati, M..; Thayalini, K.; Yong, S.T.;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2016 Journal: Malaysian Journal of Animal Science, volume 19, issue 2, pages 39-46 (issn: 1394-3227, eissn: 1394-3227, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Malaysian Society of Animal Production
Abstract
Formulating the right feed based on the requirements of the fish species is the main solver to reduce the high cost of aquaculture production. In formulating suitable diet, factors such as the sustainability or availability of the feed sources used, quality of the feeds and price of raw materials, need to be taken into account as well so that the diets can be formulated at least cost. Low cost diets using local feed ingredients were formulated in pelleted and extruded forms and fed to juvenile African catfish, Clarias gariepinus, to determine their effect on the growth performance of the fish. Two formulations were tested: Diet A - Formula 1 MARDI and Diet B - F...
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free text keywords: African catfish, growth performance, feed conversion ratio, local ingredients, lcsh:Animal culture, lcsh:SF1-1100, lcsh:Animal biochemistry, lcsh:QP501-801
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