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The use of a yeast-based alternative protein source (NuPro) for shrimp feeding was studied using Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei raised under organically certified production practices. NuPro contains a well-balanced amino acid profile and a crude protein level of <50%. Four 1.8-hectare ponds were stocked with PL12-16 Pacific white shrimp at a rate of 180 000 PL/pond. Three ponds were randomly assigned to the diet containing NuPro, while one pond was designated as control and was given traditional fish meal-based diet. Compost from a dairy herd was applied at a rate of 51 kg/ha every two weeks. Initially, feed was applied at 18...

Author(s)
Craig, S. R.; McLean, E.; Reid, B.
Publisher
Perendale Publishers, Cheltenham, UK
Citation
International Aquafeed, 2006, 9, 2, pp 12-14
AbstractFull Text

This article presents three separate studies on the use of NuPro, an organically certified yeast product, as an alternative protein source for tilapia Oreochromis niloticus, Pacific white shrimp and cobia Rachycentron canadum. The trial in tilapia showed that NuPro can effectively replace 100% of...

Author(s)
Craig, S. R.; McLean, E.
Publisher
Alltech UK, Stamford, UK
Citation
Nutritional biotechnology in the feed and food industries. Proceedings of Alltech's 21st Annual Symposium, Lexington, Kentucky, USA, 22-25 May 2005, 2005, pp 285-293