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close this bookBetter Farming Series 35 - Better Freshwater Fish Farming: Further Improvement (FAO, 1986, 61 p.)
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentPreface
close this folderIntroduction
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View the documentWays to improve
close this folderThe ponds
View the documentBuilding even bigger ponds or more ponds
View the documentA nursery pond
View the documentFilling and emptying smaller ponds
View the documentFilling and emptying bigger ponds
close this folderBringing water to your ponds
View the documentRaising the level of your water supply
View the documentDigging a supply ditch
View the documentDigging a return ditch
View the documentControlling the water in your supply ditch
View the documentFilling your ponds
View the documentHow to fill your ponds
View the documentBetter fertilizing
close this folderThe fish
View the documentGrowing fish all year round
View the documentGrowing only male fish
View the documentHarvesting your fish
View the documentHarvesting many fish
View the documentHarvesting fish when you have a monk
View the documentYour farm and your fish- ponds
View the documentYour fish- ponds and your health

Ways to improve

4. However, there are still more things that you can do to improve your fish- farming. You can

· build more and bigger ponds
· improve your water supply and your water- supply ditches
· build new and better kinds of inlets and outlets
· fertilize your ponds better
· grow fish in several ponds all year round
· grow only male fish
· harvest your fish better
· manage your fish- farm, your farm animals, your gardens and your fields together so that they will grow better and produce more.

5. This booklet will help you to improve your fish- farming.