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The inability of Ghana's capture-based fisheries to meet national demand has placed aquaculture in an advantageous position to satisfy this supply deficit. The majority of fish farmers in Ghana, however, resort to local feed mixtures, occasionally in combination with commercial aquafeeds,...

Author(s)
Obirikorang, K. A.; Amisah, S.; Fialor, S. C.; Skov, P. V.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Aquaculture International, 2015, 23, 2, pp 403-425
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

In order to enhance aquaculture production, improve food security, and reduce the level of poverty in developing countries, a search for inexpensive and locally available feedstuffs is required. The present study surveyed selected potential feedstuffs with a specific focus on underutilized animal ...

Author(s)
Kassahun, A.; Waidbacher, H.; Zollitsch, W.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2012, 24, 6, pp Article 106
Abstract

Author(s)
Heer, F. E. de
Publisher
Perendale Publishers, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
International Aquafeed, 2015, 18, 4, pp 30-31
Abstract

Four animal protein sources were cultured, processed and analysed for their basic nutritive values in comparison with the conventional clupeid fish meal. The clupeid fish meal had the highest crude protein (71.64%), and unskinned-dried tadpole meal had the lowest value (43.50%). A significant...

Author(s)
Sogbesan, A. O.; Ugwumba, A. A. A.
Publisher
Central Fisheries Research Institute (CFRI), Trabzon, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 2008, 8, 1, pp 159-164

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