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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

Now you must begin again

113. Be sure that your pond is very clean.

114. Repair the banks and cut the weeds and grass around the pond.

Repair the banks

115. Fill the pond with water as before. Be sure to use a screen to keep out bad fish.

Keep out bad fish

116. Put compost in the crib.

Put compost in the crib

117. Then put 200 of your baby fish back in the pond.

Put baby fish in the pond

118. If you have more baby fish than you need, sell some to a neighbour to help him start fish farming.

Sell baby fish

119. You will see that by farming fish you can provide for your family better

Provide for family

and you will have

· fresh fish to eat
· fish to dry, smoke and store
· fish to sell at market

120. If your family is not too big you will have more fish to sell

Sell fish

and you and your family can live better.