PRODUCTION GUIDELINES FOR SMALL-SCALE AND HOME-USE CATFISH FARMING

Updated from, Kentucky Aquatic Farming, 17(2): 6

 

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William A. Wurts, Senior State Specialist for Aquaculture

Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Program

http://www.ca.uky.edu/wkrec/Wurtspage.htm

 

The following provides some information to consider for potential producers who are thinking about becoming involved in low-input channel catfish farming.

 

First Stocking

 

Single, Annual Stocking

 

Multiple, Annual Stockings Expert Small-Scale Catfish Production

 

Desired Timing for Multiple Harvests

 

Anticipated Annual Mean Harvest Weights (Individual)

 

Maximum Daily Feed for both Single and Multiple Stocking Practices  

 

For related information click on the topics below:
SMALL-SCALE AND HOME-USE CHANNEL CATFISH FARMING IN KENTUCKY
World Aquaculture, 35(3): 8-9.

SUSTAINABLE CHANNEL CATFISH FARMING
Low management production through modified stocking and feeding practices.
World Aquaculture, 26(3): 54-59.

SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
2000. Reviews in Fisheries Science, 8(2): 141-150
 
REVIEW OF FEEDING PRACTICES FOR CHANNEL CATFISH PRODUCTION.
World Aquaculture, 32(4): 16-17 & 68.
GUIDELINES FOR PRODUCING FOOD-SIZE CHANNEL CATFISH.
World Aquaculture, 23(1): 70-72.

RECREATIONAL FISH PRODUCTION.
As: Managing recreational fish ponds. World Aquaculture, 23(2): 41-47.

HARVESTING FISH PONDS.
World Aquaculture, 24(1): 56-57.

TEMPORARY STORAGE OF FRESH FISH.
(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 23(1): 71.

LOW-INPUT SHRIMP FARMING IN Kentucky: 2002-2005, Macrobrachium rosenbergii

Kentucky Aquatic Farming, (In Press).

 

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