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Aquafeeds

Preconditioning shrimp feeds, Part 2

The effects of long steam preconditioning times of up to 30 minutes on the water stability of shrimp feeds were evaluated in early research studies. 

Aquafeeds

Preconditioning shrimp feeds, Part 1

To obtain highly water stable pelleted feeds, the mash should be preconditioned for more than 90 seconds at temperatures higher than 90 degrees-C.