This can be regarded as a routine practice or daily practice that is carried out in or around the pond. This practice is very necessary because it enables the pond to have a good output. Basic factors that determine management of pond are: Feeding of the fish regularly Cleaning of the pond Cleaning of the


POND PREPARATION This has to do with preparaing the pond for fish rearing which includes factors such as: LIMING: This is the application of lime to the pond soil or water. Lime is chemical substance used for the neutralization/eradication of predators in the pond. Examples of lime are calcium carbonate, slaked lime, agricultural lime, and


Monoculture Polyculture Monoculture: This is the culture of a single type (specie) of fish. E.g. only tilapia or only the mud cat fish in an enclosure. Polyculture: This is the combination of more than one type (specie) of fish. E.g claria, tilapia, heterotis in an enclosure. POND CULTURE SYSTEM Pond: This can be defined as


Aquaculture is the act of rearing and cultivating water-dwelling animals and plants in controlled or semi-controlled environment. Simply put, Aquaculture is agriculture in water. Groups of aquatic animals and plants: Fin fishes Shell fishes Amphibians Reptiles Zooplanktons Aquatic insects Aquatic mammals Aquatic plants: Sea weed, water letuce, water lillies, water hycinth, Duckweed, Algae. Shell fishes:

Marketing of Rabbits/Grasscutter

A recent research shows that 3 out of 5 Nigerians eat grass cutter/rabbit which indicate a high demand of this animals. This high demand for this animals is both local and international. However, there is not enough supply to meet this demand of grass cutter/rabbit. And increase in the rearing/ production of this animal, and


  The demand for fish is not seasonal, fish is eaten all year round. Nigeria consumes 1.2 million metric tons of fish every year, with 85% representing 800,00 metric tons imported. Nigeria is one of the world’s largest importers of fish. Thus shows that the market for fish in Nigeria is huge and with population

Marketing Techniques in Sheep/Goat Production

Marketing Techniques in Sheep/Goat Production MARKET A market is a place where people regularly gather for the purchase and sale of provisions, livestock and other goods. TYPES OF MARKET indoor market Market place (market square) Street market (stalls along one or more public streets) Floating market (where goods are sold from boats) Night market Livestock