Hainan Tilapia Stocking Down about 40% From Last Year, But Farmers Disease Management Improves
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Shuichan News] Translated by Amy Zhong June 13, 2016
The stocking of large tilapias has declined by about 40% in Hainan and this May. Farmers have placed about 10 million brood.
Under the influence of continually rainy days this spring, most farmers have postponed their brood stocking and quite a number of them have just started their stocking.
Hainan farmers have stocked about 10 million brood this May. And the stocking rate is about 2 thousand to 2.5 thousand brood per Mu (1 Mu ≈ 666.7㎡) with a decrease of 500 brood/Mu from that of the same period last year in Wenchang, Hainan’s main production area.
The examination of tilapias’ drug residues have been strengthened last year and lowering the stock density can help reduce tilapias’ incidence of diseases, according to some local insiders. ..
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