Risks And Challenges In Fish Farming
Types Of Fish You Can Farm
How to Start Fish Farming in Nigeria
- Capital : This is very important in fish farming business, just as it is in every their businesses, i have do well to make it clear in every f my articles on Agriculture businesses, especially livestock farming, animals are not what you keep and say, when money come you will feed them, you ought to have drawn out a plan to cater for every of their needs, feeds, medication, and all necessary equipment must be in place, a few days drop in feeding and smooth running can make you loss a great number of fishes, feeding is a major aspect of fish farming business that drain money a lot, so you must estimate your capital to cover, feeding, pond construction, purchase of fingerlins, juvenile, expertise, workers/labourers, transportation, pumping machine, farm smooth running and miscellaneous expenses. For beginner fish farmers, i recommend that you start small, and learn/grow your business with experience. For large scale fish farming, i recommend farmers to budget a million plus.
- Electricity power supply source of generator.
- Fish Net and Seines
- Pond Aerator
- Fish Feeds
- Vegetation or tree/shed around the ponds.
- Medication and Drugs
- Transportation system.
- Pumping machine and pipes
- Water testing facilities