Fish feed preparation and ingredients

In today’s article there is a general idea about making fish feed and ingredients. What kind of feed should you make for some fish and what kind of feed should you keep in your diet? I hope today’s article will help in making feed for fish farmers.

The main and important sector of fish farming is feed management. Balanced fish feed is available in the market but we can reduce the cost of feed management by making fish feed at home or on our own.

Source of protein in fish feed

It is necessary to know the nutritional value of all the ingredients for making fish feed.

Soybean meal – 42-44% protein
Rape Seed Oil Cake – 36% protein
Fish meal analog – 72% protein
Fish meal (Grade-II) – 54% protein
Anchor pulses themselves – 36% protein
Khesari itself – 29% protein
Lentils themselves – 24% protein

Fish feed preparation and ingredients
fish feed

Carp fish feed preparation

Carp fish mainly eat aquatic algae (Phytoplankton) and aquatic insects (Zooplankton). If the concentration of fish is high or the supply of natural food in the water is low or the increase in fish production will be accelerated.

Carp diet requires 24-25% protein, 4-5% fat and 3000 kcal/kg energy. Below is a carp fish feed formulation/ preparation

Feed ingredients Quantity (kg)
Reich Bran (Auto Mill)30
DORB30
Soybean meal30
Fish Meal5
Molasses2
Salt1.5
Limestone1
Dicalciumphosphate 0.300
Fish Premix (Vitamins & Minerals)0.200

Tilapia and Pangasius fish feed preparation

Tilapia or pangasius fish diet should contain 28-30% meat, 5-6% oil and 3300 kcal / kg energy. Below is a list of food preparations.

Feed ingredients Quantity (kg)
Reich Bran (Auto Mill)25
DORB25
Soybean meal35
Fish Meal10
Molasses2
Salt1.5
Limestone1
Dicalciumphosphate 0.300
Fish Premix (Vitamins & Minerals)0.200
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fish feed

Horn-catfish feed preparation

Shing-magur fish needs to have 30-32% protein, 5-6% fat and 3400 kcal/kg energy. Below is a list of horn-magur fish feed preparation.

Feed ingredients Quantity (kg)
Reich Bran (Auto Mill)20
DORB20
Soybean meal35
Fish Meal20
Molasses2
Salt1.5
Limestone1
Dicalciumphosphate 0.300
Fish Premix (Vitamins & Minerals)0.200

Method of making shrimp feed

Shrimp diet needs 33-35% protein, 6% fat and 3500 kcal/kg energy and others nutrition. Below is a list of making shrimp feed.

Feed ingredients Quantity (kg)
Reich Bran (Auto Mill)15
DORB15
Anchor Pulses10
Soybean meal35
Fish Meal20
Molasses2
Salt1.5
Limestone1
Dicalciumphosphate 0.300
Fish Premix (Vitamins & Minerals)0.200

Fish feed preparation lists will help fish farmers prepare ideal fish feeds.

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