The Concept of Ideal Protein in Formulation of Aquaculture Feeds

Published on: 03/06/2008
Author/s : Richard D. Miles and Frank A. Chapman - University of Florida

Aquaculture feeds characteristically contain a higher percent of protein than feeds used in agriculture for poultry, swine, and beef. A typical commercial production diet formulated for tilapia or catfish contains approximately 32-40% protein, while one formulated for trout or salmon contains as much as 44-50% protein, on a dry weight basis. A commercial grower diet formulated for most terrestrial...

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