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Manufactured By

Made In Texas

Since 1930

Family Owned

4th Generation

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1997 – Floating Catfish Food

A ration designed to be fed to catfish 2 months of age and older.

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Product Description

FEATURES

  • 32% protein
  • 3/16 inch pellet
  • Floating ration

BENEFITS

  • An economical ration for growing catfish from fingerling size to market

Plant protein products, grain products, processed grain by-products, animal protein products, salt, vitamin A acetate, vitamin D3 supplement, vitamin E supplement, vitamin B12 supplement, riboflavin supplement, niacin supplement, calcium pantothenate, choline chloride, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (source of vitamin K activity), folic acid, pyridoxine hydrochloride, thiamine mononitrate, sodium selenite, biotin, L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (source of vitamin C), manganese sulfate, zinc sulfate, ferrous sulfate, copper sulfate, ethylenediamine dihydriodide.

The amount of feed utilized by the fish depends primarily on water temperature and the size of the fish. However, the rate should not exceed 25 pounds per surface acre of water regardless of the number and weight of the fish. Fish grow best when the water temperature is above 70 degrees F. Typically, the amount of feed taken by the fish will vary directly with the temperature. Use the table below as a guide for feeding channel catfish from fingerlings to market or harvest size. Fish should not be fed more than they will eat in a 24-hour period.

SUGGESTED FEEDING RATES

WATER TEMPERATURE AMOUNT OF FEED
Above 70 degrees F 3% of estimated total weight of fish
60 to 70 degrees F 2% of estimated total weight of fish
45 to 60 degrees F 1% of estimated total weight of fish
*Below 45 degrees F Usually no feed

*A small amount of feed may be necessary if low temperature is prolonged. In cold weather, growth will be slow or nonexistent. During extended low water temperatures in the winter, a certain amount of feed is necessary to maintain weight.

If this feeding guide is used, the estimated total weight of all fish in a given pond must be determined each month. A simple procedure can be followed:

1. Collect by seine or other method, approximately 100 fish from the pond.

2. Count and weigh the fish. Return the fish to the pond as soon as possible.

3. Obtain the average weight per fish by dividing the number of fish collected into the pounds of fish collected.

4. Obtain estimated total weight by multiplying average weight of a single fish by the total number stacked in the ponds.

5. Calculate pounds of feed needed by multiplying the estimated total weight by the percentage of required food indicated in the above table.

Growing fish should be fed 6 days a week and at the same time and place. During cool weather, feed the fish when the highest daily temperature occurs (approximately 3:00 P.M.). Continue feeding until the fish are the desired size.

Caution: Feed should be stored in a well-ventilated, dry area that is protected from rodents and insects. Feed is perishable. Do not feed moldy or insect-infested feed as it may cause illness or death.

Crude Protein, min 32.00 %
Crude Fat, min 3.00 %
Crude Fiber, max 5.00 %
Phosphorus (P), min 0.50 %
DIGESTIBLE ENERGY 1078.07 Kcal/lb
PROTEIN 32.04 %
ARGININE 2.01 %
GLYCINE 1.71 %
HISTIDINE 0.73 %
ISOLEUCINE 1.32 %
LEUCINE 2.34 %
LYSINE 1.71 %
METHIONINE 0.44 %
CYSTINE 0.48 %
PHENYLALANINE 1.24 %
TYROSINE 0.88 %
SERINE 1.25 %
THREONINE 1.11 %
TRYPTOPHANE 0.38 %
VALINE 1.45 %
FAT 3.13 %
FIBER 3.92 %
ASH 7.16 %
CALCIUM 1.04 %
POTASSIUM 1.30 %
CHLORINE 0.20 %
MAGNESIUM 0.34 %
SODIUM 0.21 %
SULFUR 0.30 %
COPPER 8.06 mg/lb
IRON 86.05 mg/lb
MANGANESE 19.05 mg/lb
SELENIUM 0.15 mg/lb
ZINC 25.44 mg/lb
BIOTIN 0.15 mg/lb
CHOLINE 913.22 mg/lb
FOLIC ACID 1.10 mg/lb
NIACIN 45.77 mg/lb
PANTOTHENIC ACID 16.94 mg/lb
VITAMIN B6 6.43 mg/lb
RIBOFLAVIN 6.19 mg/lb
THIAMINE 6.14 mg/lb
VITAMIN B12 4.44 mg/lb
VITAMIN E 30.56 mg/lb
VITAMIN A 3.00 KIU/lb
VITAMIN D3 0.90 KIU/lb
VITAMIN K 2.02 mg/lb
VITAMIN C 25.03 mg/lb
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