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Better feeding, less algae and cooler staff are among the benefits of shading raceways at a hatchery in Idaho

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What crosses your mind when you discover a leak at your hatchery or farm? …..the mess, safety, effect on production, and the cost – each are legitimate concerns. more

Mar 29, 2017 9:39 AM Husbandry

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Nick King of the Fish Vet Group, Portland, Maine, outlines a series of steps best followed in setting up a health management /risk analysis program. more

Mar 2, 2017 2:18 PM Husbandry

Hatchery manager works to prove that copper pot scrubbers in the supply water prevents the development of fungus on salmonid eggs and on juveniles. more

Oct 24, 2016 11:18 AM Husbandry

A long-term selective breeding program by Mainstream Aquaculture is paying dividends with the development of a golden-scaled cultivar that delivers a white flesh fillet with premium market appeal. more

Sep 14, 2016 8:23 AM Husbandry

Muskie are prone to cannibalism like many other cultured predator species. Hatchery technicians are often left with a few very large Muskie fingerlings in their tanks, after the fittest have devoured their tank mates. more

Sep 14, 2016 8:23 AM Husbandry

New feeding protocol for muskies

Musky

Staff at the Wild Rose Hatchery in Wisconsin estimate that they can save as much as 15 to 30% on the cost of raising musky by starting them on artificial feed.

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