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Nutrient Sparing: A Sustainable Tool for Long-Term Profitability

25 July 2016, at 1:00am

Aquaculture production can address contradictory challenges such as costs and environmental footprint by using phytogenic feed additives that improve digestibility, nutrient retention, feed efficiency and reduce emissions, write By Rui Gonalves, Technical Product Manager and Carina Schieder, Product Manager Phytogenics.

Over the last decade, the aquaculture industry experienced consistent growth mainly in developing countries. Global aquaculture production will clearly continue to grow mainly as a result of improvements in production technology and increased demand for fish and shrimp products.

However, aquaculture faces several important challenges in terms of efficient use of the raw materials that need to be addressed.

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The Health and Welfare of Atlantic Salmon.

It is vital that fish farm operatives who are responsible for farmed fish are trained in their health and welfare. This will help to ensure that fish are free from disease and suffering whilst at the same time promote good productivity and comply with legislation.

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