Fish feed formulation and manufacturing prosses

Fish feed formulation

Fish feed formulation is an important issue for making fish feeds. Most of the fish farms now understand the need to make fish feed. Many entrepreneurs want to make fish feed. This fish feed formulation will be useful for all those farms and entrepreneurs.

Fish feed quality

There are two qualities of feed to use in fish farming.

  1. Floating fish feed
  2. Sinking fish feed

Feed types

There are many types of fish ere rearing in pond or tank. We are showing most of the farmed fish feed formulation here.

  1. Pangasius fish feed
  2. Shrimp feed
  3. Pabda fish feed
  4. Carp fish feed

Fish feed formulation

Fish feed is not difficult for making on-farms or houses. But you must have proper knowledge about making feeds.

Carp feed fourmulation

Carp fish eats aquatic phytoplankton and zooplankton in ponds. Carp fish also takes concentrate feed. The Carp fish diet requires 24-25% protein, 4-5% fat, and 3000 kcal/kg energy. Below is a carp fish feed formulation

Feed IngredientsQuantity (kg)
Reich Bran 30
DORB (Deoiled Rice Bran)30
Soybean meal30
Fish Meal5
Molasses2
Salt1.5
Limestone1
Dicalcium phosphate0.300
Fish Premix (Vitamins & Minerals)0.200
Table: Carp fish feed formulation chart.

Pangasius fish feed formulation

Pangasius feed should contain 28-30% protein, 5-6% fat, and 3300 kcal/kg energy. A formulation is below.

Feed IngredientsQuantity (kg)
Reich Bran (Auto Mill)25
DORB25
Soybean meal35
Fish Meal10
Molasses2
Salt1.5
Limestone1
Dicalcium phosphate0.300
Fish Premix (Vitamins & Minerals)0.200
Table: Pangasius fish feed formulation

Tilapia feed fourmulation

Tilapia fish feed should contain 28-30% protein, 6-8% fat, and 3350 kcal/kg energy. A formulation is below.

Feed IngredientsQuantity (kg)
Reich Bran (Auto Mill)25
DORB25
Soybean meal35
Fat/Oil0.5
Fish Meal11
Molasses2
Salt1.5
Limestone1
Dicalcium phosphate0.300
Fish Premix (Vitamins & Minerals)0.200
Table: Tilapia feed formulation

Feed manufacturing prosses

Things to keep in mind when preparing fish feed:

  1. Feed prices should be relatively low.
  2. The quality of feed must be maintained properly.
  3. The quality of feed ingredients should be good.
  4. Must be air tight packaged with liner or polybag.
  5. Feed grade medicine should be used to prevent fungus in the feed.
  6. Care should be taken to ensure that the feed is easy to digest and safe for fish.
  7. No hormones or antibiotics can be used.

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