Feeds and feed production

Southgate, Paul C. (2003) Feeds and feed production. In: Lucas, John S., and Southgate, Paul C., (eds.) Aquaculture: farming aquatic animals and plants. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, pp. 172-198.

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Feed is one of the major costs for aquaculture operations, typically making up between 30% and 60% of the total operating costs, depending on the intensity of the operation. Clearly, the suitability of the food used, the efficiency with which it is utilised for growth by the culture animals and the feeding practices used are major factors detennining the profitability of an aquaculture operation.

Item ID: 7311
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-0-85238-222-6
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Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2010 00:16
FoR Codes: 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0704 Fisheries Sciences > 070401 Aquaculture @ 100%
SEO Codes: 83 ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND ANIMAL PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8301 Fisheries - Aquaculture > 830199 Fisheries - Aquaculture not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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