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close this bookBetter Farming Series 27 - FreshWater Fish Farming: How to Begin (FAO, 1979, 43 p.)
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentPreface
View the documentPlan of work
close this folderIntroduction
View the documentWhat is fish farming?
View the documentWhy do we raise fish?
View the documentWhat do you need to raise fish?
View the documentHow do we begin?
close this folderThe pond
View the documentWhere to put your fish pond
View the documentCompost to fertilize your pond
View the documentHow to dig your pond
close this folderThe water
View the documentFilling your pond
View the documentFertilizing the water in the pond
View the documentHow to make compost
View the documentPutting the fish into your pond
View the documentFeeding your fish
View the documentTaking care of your pond
close this folderHarvesting your fish
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View the documentWhat to do with your baby fish
View the documentWhat to do with your big fish
View the documentNow you must begin again
View the documentSuggested question paper

How do we begin?

10. If there is a fish culture station near where you live you may be able to get help from an extension agent.


Fish culture agent

11. If there is no extension agent you will need to learn many things by yourself.

12. You will need to know the type of soil best for your pond, how to dig your pond,


Dig the pond

how to fill it with water,


Fill the pond with water

how to fertilize it.


Fertilize the pond

13. You will need to know what kind of fish to raise,


The kind of fish to raise

how to put the baby fish into your pond,


Put the baby fish into the pond

what to feed your fish, how to feed them.


Feed the fish

14. You will need to know how to take care of the pond,


Take care of the pond

how to drain it,


Drain the pond

how to harvest the fish,


Harvest the fish

how to use your own baby fish to start again.


Make a new pond

15. This book will help you to begin good fish farming.