Fish Feed Processing and Production Technology

Sayooj, P and Ebeneezar, Sanal (2020) Fish Feed Processing and Production Technology. In: The Blue Bonanza: A Manual for on the job Training Programme for VHSE students on Advances in Fisheries & Aquaculture Techniques. ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 99-103.

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    In animal production system, nutrition is a key factor to produce an economically healthy, high quality product. Feed is one of the major inputs in aquaculture production and there is also an increasing demand for quality feeds. Adoption of appropriate processing technology is an important factor to determine the final quality of feed. In Feed formulation, ingredients are selected in correct amount to form a single uniform mixture or pellets at possible low cost that will provide all the nutritional requirements of the target fish. The basic steps involved in fish feed manufacturing are 1) Selection of ingredients 2) Grinding 3) Feed formulation 4) Mixing 5) Pelleting 6) Drying 7) Packing 8) Storage

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Aquafeed
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biotechnology
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biotechnology
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biotechnology
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biotechnology
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 08 May 2020 07:35
    Last Modified: 08 May 2020 07:35

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