Proper management of broodstock nutrition encompasses providing the right amounts of the proper specialized nutrients during the right developmental stages.
Although not universally practiced, the potential benefits of selective breeding in aquaculture outweigh all other options for improving animal performance. The genetic potential of aquaculture animals is plastic and can be improved over a relatively short timeframe.
Determining the best feed to purchase is one of the most important challenges of running a profitable aquaculture business. Properly conducted on-farm trials provide valuable data that help direct objective feed decisions.
Since feed costs can contribute up to 60 percent of the expenses for an aquaculture business, it is common for farms to purchase lower-cost feeds.
Shrimp farm performance can often be below realistic production standards. Use proven nutrition, feeds and feeding techniques to improve profitability.