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Grass Carp Exhibit Excellent Growth and Feed Conversion on Cost Efficient, Soy-Based Diet

Year Published: 
Michael C. Cremer, Zhou Enhua and Zhang Jian
ASA-IM/China Aquaculture Program

Pond feeding trials conducted cooperatively by the American Soybean Association International Marketing (ASA-IM) program and the Shenyang Municipal Fishery Research Institute demonstrated the economic value of a soy-based, low fat and high fiber diet for producing two and three-year old grass carp. Feeding trials were conducted in 2004 and 2005 to demonstrate fish performance on the soy-based feed and the resulting economic value to fish farmers in the northeastern region of China.

Product Classification: 
Soy Hulls
Soybean Meal
Region Classification: 
North Asia
Technology Classification: 
80:20 Freshwater