INDIA - Council of Agriculture Research conducts training on freshwater fish feed
The Indian Council of Agriculture Research is conducting a five-day training program on recent trends in feed and feeding strategies for various life stages of commercially Important freshwater fish. The training is covering different aspects of fish nutrition such as nutrient requirements, selection and use of quality ingredients, feed processing technology, feed formulations, preparation of farm made feed, production of sinking and extruded feeds, feed management and feeding strategies to reduce production costs.
A NFDB Sponsored 5 day National Training on “Recent Trends on Feed and Feeding Strategy for Various Life Stages of Commercially Important Freshwater Fish” is being organized at ICAR-CIFA, Bhubaneswar during 21-25 August 2018. The main objective of this training program is to doubling the freshwater fish production by adopting feed based aquaculture.
The participants of this training program are the fisheries department officials from the Government of Manipur, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar and Odisha, Officers from the other Central Governments, entrepreneurs, progressive fish farmers and the trainers from the Aqua Field School (AFS).
In this training program, the different aspects of fish nutrition such as nutrient requirement of fish for their various life stages, selection and use of quality fish feed ingredients, fish feed processing technology, fish feed formulations, preparation of farm made feed, production of sinking and extruded feeds, feed management and feeding strategy to reduce production cost will be covered.
The program was inaugurated by Dr. B.R.Pillai, Director, ICAR-CIFA and her inaugural address she emphasized the production of cost-effective diet for different life stages of fish by using locally available feed ingredients.
She also expressed that in order to increase the present fish production of 3.0 tons/ha to 6.0 tons/ha, supplementary feed is essentially required.
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