Tilapia Selling Tilapia Fish
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Is there market for tilapia fish in Nigeria, especially the south-east region? I’ve visited several markets but I’ve not seen anyone selling tilapia. Does it mean there is no demand for it? What if it is smoked and sold as smoked fish?
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#2
There should be. If not just smoke it and sell. I've once seen it in Lagos.
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#3
Yes, I've been considering that smoking.
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#4
Smoking would be nice
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#5
And tilapia seems to be cheaper to raise, cheaper than catfish.
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#6
(12-20-2014, 09:12 PM)Manihot Wrote: And tilapia seems to be cheaper to raise, cheaper than catfish.

Yes they are. You can even feed them mainly duckweed and cereals.
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#7
tilapia farming is another cash cow d fish farmers are venturing into now, cheap to farm and there is also technology of turning all the fries in to male so as not to over crowd the pond
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(01-17-2015, 09:40 PM)infotainment Wrote: tilapia farming is another cash cow d fish farmers are venturing into now, cheap to farm and there is also technology of turning all the fries in to male so as not to over crowd the pond

You're right bro, I've come across it somewhere, it involves the use of one hormone like that. Can u expantiate more?
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#9
Which technology is that?
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#10
actually,I dont really know much on the technology,its a good friend in ilorin who was trained by USAID dat hinted me about it.am still hoping he will train me.
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(01-19-2015, 08:49 PM)infotainment Wrote: actually,I dont really know much on the technology,its a good friend in ilorin who was trained by USAID dat hinted me about it.am still hoping he will train me.

Ok, I'll soon make a post about it.
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#12
(01-19-2015, 08:49 PM)infotainment Wrote: actually,I dont really know much on the technology,its a good friend in ilorin who was trained by USAID dat hinted me about it.am still hoping he will train me.

I've had ppl mentioning Ilorin almost on all thread on catfish, can u guys link up me with a reliable person in Ilorin that cn put me thru in my fish farming, I need to learn some practicals
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#13
@Noblefarm, you can still find any good catfish farmer around your location. But as a competitor, I wonder if they will tell you everything.
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#14
Please what is duck weed?
(12-27-2014, 10:31 AM)Henlus Wrote: Yes they are. You can even feed them mainly duckweed and cereals.
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#15
Duckweed is a plant with small leaves and almost no root. It floats on water and under the right condition of temperature, nutrient, no wind etc, they grow very very fast. A 20kg duckweed can become 40kg in 2 days time. That's how fast they can grow. They are also rich in protein, especially when dried.
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#16
This is the first time I am hearing about duckweed.
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(01-25-2016, 12:25 PM)jesusbaby6 Wrote: This is the first time I am hearing about duckweed.

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I finally found duckweed. I have planted some in my backyard. Will post the pic later. http://www.farmersjoint.com/Thread-I-Fin...d-Duckweed
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