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Abstract

The cost of compound feed is a constraint in intensive fish and poultry farming, contributing 60-80% of the total production costs, 70% of which is due to fish and soy meal used as protein source. This review presents the extent to which insects have been utilised as an alternative protein source...

Author(s)
Ssepuuya, G.; Namulawa, V.; Mbabazi, D.; Mugerwa, S.; Fuuna, P.; Nampijja, Z.; Ekesi, S.; Fiaboe, K. K. M.; Nakimbugwe, D.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 2017, 3, 4, pp 289-302
Abstract

The utilisation of insect as ingredients for animal feeds has gained considerable interest recently. For example, the potential of black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens; BSF) larvae as a cheap alternative protein source for animal feeds seems to show promising perspectives, especially for poultry...

Author(s)
Nyakeri, E. M.; Ogola, H. J.; Ayieko, M. A.; Amimo, F. A.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Insects as Food and Feed, 2017, 3, 1, pp 51-56
Abstract

Aquaculture, an important source for animal protein utilizes a lot of fishmeal regarded as the best protein source in fish feeds. For making feeds, aquaculture sector alone consumed the equivalent of about 23.8 million metric tons (mmt) of fish or 87% of nonfood fish by 2006. By 2011, the non-food...

Author(s)
Egwui, P. C.; Mgbenka, B. O.; Ezeonyejiaku, C. D.
Publisher
Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
Citation
Animal Research International, 2013, 10, 1, pp 1672-1680
Abstract

This article describes the use and processing of black solder fly (Hermetia illucens) larvae by AgiProtein based in South Africa as an alternative protein source for fish and poultry.

Author(s)
Drew, J.; Drew, D.
Publisher
Special Publications, Edinburgh, UK
Citation
Fish Farmer, 2017, 40, 1, pp 32-35
AbstractFull Text

This special issue contains topics on fisheries and aquaculture, including A recruitment forecasting model for the Pacific stock of the Japanese sardine (Sardinops melanostictus); population structure and reproductive parameters of the longneck croaker Pseudotolithus typus in nearshore waters of...

Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA
Citation
Agricultural Sciences, 2013, 4, 6A, pp 1-90

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