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Guangzhou Pond Feeding Trial Demonstrates Channel Catfish Production with Soy-Based Feed

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

A feeding trial was conducted cooperatively by the American Soybean Association International Marketing (ASA-IM) program and the Guangdong Provincial Fishery Extension Center to demonstrate feed-based production of channel catfish from fingerling to market size using the ASA-IM 80:20 pond technology and soy-based feed. The demonstration trial was conducted at the Nanhai Keda Hengsheng Fishery Company Ltd. fish farm near Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. It was the second year of a sequential two-year ASA-IM demonstration trial to show the value of soy-based feeds for growing channel catfish from fry to market.

Product Classification: 
Soybean Meal
Region Classification: 
North Asia
Technology Classification: 
80:20 Freshwater
Freshwater Species Classification: 
Channel Catfish