Possibility of Using Fenugreek Seeds or Cresson Seeds in Tilapia Diets

Published on: 06/12/2013
Author/s : A.M. Abdelhamid (Animal Production Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Al-Mansoura University, Egypt) and A.A.A. Soliman (National Institute Oceanography and Fisheries, Egypt)

INTRODUCTIONBased on the existing efforts to promote sustainable aquaculture, environmental-friendly processed feeds should be addressed, developed and implemented (Frankic and Hershner, 2003). Because of the rapidly increasing of worldwide aquaculture, aqua feed's supply is less than its demand; so, many efforts are undertaken to overcome this gap. Among these efforts is evaluation of novel feed ...

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Abdel-Fattah El-Sayed Abdel-Fattah El-Sayed
Animal Nutritionist
June 12, 2013
The results are very poor, and non acceptable by any means. All diets including the control diet resulted in extremely poor growth rates. When the fish grows from 0.2 g to only 2.0 g in 4 months, there must have been something wrong. Also, the feed conversion (FCR) is 7.0, How come???. FCR should range from about 1-2!!!
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