Catfish Farming is one of the reigning agribusiness nowadays. It is flexible agribusiness that can be virtually done anywhere provided there is space however small. African Catfish, Clarias gariepinus is a very resilient and prolific fresh water fish. Many Farmers in sub- Saharan Africa have successfully raised large tons of adult catfish for market purpose from fingerlings but, only few knows how to produce fingerlings.
Producing Catfish Fingerlings will reduce cost of production and provides assurance of getting better output. Catfish Fingerlings can be raised up to Juvenile stage before stockings. You can also be a good source of quality and healthy catfish seeds (Fingerlings or Juveniles) for other Catfish Farmers from your hatchery.
The quality of output you will get...
Fish Farming involves raising fish commercially in tanks or enclosures such as Fish ponds, usually for food and for economic gain.
Fish Farming is a lucrative venture to start in Africa and easy to start with capital as low as One hundred Thousand Naira.
HOW TO START FISH FARMING
Get a good Location for the fish farm: Before you choose a location for your fish farm you need to first consider the type of fish you want to farm and the fishing techniques that one wants to embark on.It is needful to site your fish farm in a place or site where there are tall trees and that is also secured from predators.Get a good Source of Water: It is important to rear fish with clean water free from bacteria and other substances that can poise a serious problem to them. The farmer &nbs...
Anambra government has said that it will establish fish production sites in the three senatorial districts of the state to ensure increased production and wealth creation.
Mr. Emeka Iloghalu, the Managing Director of Fisheries and Aquaculture Business Development Agency in Anambra made the disclosure in Awka on Wednesday.
Iloghalu said that government would later replicate such production sites at the 21 local government areas in partnership with private sector investors.
“Fishery and aquaculture business is lucrative, as the state government has recorded lots of milestone in the business.
Government desires to reposition the sector is to make it more attractive for both youths and the aged, so they can go into the business as a career.
Efforts are on to
Experts in horticulture have identified fish farming as a key to making women economically self-sufficient and reducing the level of poverty in the country.
Head of the department of animal health and production technology of the Federal College of Horticulture, Dadinkowa, Gombe State, Dr Madu Hassan Kanti, stated this yesterday at a training workshop for women in Kaduna.
He said this informed the decision of The Federal College of Horticulture to train 100 number of women in fish farming to reduce the level of poverty in Nigeria.
The training drew participants from states in the northwest.
Kanti said: “We are partnering with some politicians who are always passionate about the downtrodden and our passion, zeal and commitment as federal institution towards the people at the gr
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