Ufodike, E.B.C. and Ugwuzor, G.N.
Effects of fish-meal, cow blood-meal, and sorghum diets on food utilization and growth of cage cultured Sarotherodon niloticus.
In: 3rd Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
, 22-25 February, 1983
, Maiduguri, Nigeria.
The growth responses and feed utilization of Sarotherodon niloticus held in metal cages in a pond and fed diets containing fish-meal, cow blood-meal or sorghum was studied. Results indicate that the best growth, feed conversion and protein efficiency ratio were obtained with the diet containing 60% fish-meal. The growth performance of fish on 40% fish-meal, and 40% and 60% blood meal were not significantly different, and were quite close to the performance with 60% fish-meal. The growth and food utilization of fish on 84% sorghum diet was significantly lower than the rest. The Caged fish without supplemental feeding had a light gain in weight. All fish with supplemental feeding appeared healthy. It is concluded that cow blood meal at 40% or 60% inclusion in diet can adequately replace fish-meal in S. niloticus supplemental diet in pond culture
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||Effects of fish-meal, cow blood-meal, and sorghum diets on food utilization and growth of cage cultured Sarotherodon niloticus
||3rd Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
||22-25 February, 1983
||Fisheries Society of Nigeria
||Nigeria; artificial feeding; cage culture; diets; fish culture; pond culture; Sarotherodon niloticus
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||28 May 2010 19:24
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