Agri Archive

Tips on Small Scale Poultry Housing

Small scale poultry coops seem to be built in almost every possible shape and size. Those building a new coop often ask for plans for the perfect chicken coop. However, few plans for small poultry houses are available. Many existing buildings can easily be adapted to accommodate poultry. Poultry housing can be as crude or

Dragon Fruit Farming Video

Recently, dragon fruit has become a popular commodity in the Philippines particularly among farmers in Cavite because of its commercial value. The fruit is round, often red colored fruit with prominent scales. The thin rind encloses the large mass of sweetly flavored white or red pulp and small black seeds. Some varieties are pinkish or

Tilapia Farming in Ponds Video (Tagalog)

Considering the expenses involved in pond construction, freshwater fishponds smaller than half a hectare are not commercially viable. Site Selection Water supply Soil characteristics Topography Other factors Part 1 Part 2

Duckweeds, The Alternative Fish Feeds Part 2

Projected annual duckweed production – 15,000 kilos. Production cost per kilo duckweeds – 75 centavos -per kilo fresh duckweeds 15,000 kilos duckweeds is enough to supply partial feed requirement of 3 hectares fishpond under semi-intensive culture management (5 pes fingerings per square meter). b) 1,000 square meter fishpond project* using duckweeds as alternative feed Income

Duckweeds, The Alternative Fish Feeds Part 1

The high cost of commercial feeds, around 60% on production cost of tilapia in Region 02, has prompted the bureau to undertake research study on duckweeds as alternative fish feed. Duckweeds (Lemna spp.) are small free floating plants with reported 18-42% crude protein (CP) content depending on the nutrient added on the culture media. Fertilization