Inclusion of Fresh Raw Material on Tilapia Fry Diets Growth Under Aquaponics System
Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017, Pages: 27-32
Received: Jan. 27, 2017; Accepted: Feb. 18, 2017; Published: Mar. 9, 2017
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Martin Ramírez Sánchez, Bajío Experimental Station, National Institute of Forestry, Agriculture, and Livestock, Celaya-San Miguel de Allende, Celaya, México
Enrique González Pérez, Bajío Experimental Station, National Institute of Forestry, Agriculture, and Livestock, Celaya-San Miguel de Allende, Celaya, México
Salvador Villalobos Reyes, Bajío Experimental Station, National Institute of Forestry, Agriculture, and Livestock, Celaya-San Miguel de Allende, Celaya, México
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This research was conducted in a greenhouse in Bajío Experimental Station of INIFAP to study the effects of inclusion of fresh raw material dietary on growth performance, food conversion rate, percentage of weight gained and the survival rate in Nile Tilapia fry. The diets consisted are as follow: 1) 60% commercial feed + 40% live worm; 2) 50% commercial feed + 40% live worm + 10% alfalfa dry leaf; 3) 60% commercial feed + 40% beetle larvae; 4) 60% commercial food + 40% beetle larvae; 5) 100% commercial feed. The fresh raw material levels positively influenced (P > 0.05) the specific growth rate and final weight. The growth parameters studied indicate that diets formulated with ingredients of plant and animal origin were the best diets for tilapia fry during the growth period. These results indicate that the fresh raw material could be incorporated in the diet of Tilapia fry with cost benefit.
Feed Commercial, Growth Performance, Ingredients, Tilapia Fry
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Martin Ramírez Sánchez, Enrique González Pérez, Salvador Villalobos Reyes, Inclusion of Fresh Raw Material on Tilapia Fry Diets Growth Under Aquaponics System, Animal and Veterinary Sciences. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2017, pp. 27-32. doi: 10.11648/j.avs.20170502.11
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