Comparison of the effect of pellets made by Farmers wife and factory pellets on the weight gain of catfish
Armen, Ristiono, Mades Fifendy, Indra Hartanto, Izzan Muhammad Fadlan
The economy population of Lumpo District IV Jurai is classified as poor. The farmer's wife does not contribute to the improvement of the family economy. The farmer's wife can be empowered to increase family income. One of the efforts that can be done is to cultivate catfish. In catfish farming, farmers are constrained in the provision of feed. To solve the problem of availability of feed, farmers are trained to make their own feeds from low-priced raw materials and many are available at Nagari Limau Gadang. A research study to determine the effect of using homemade pellets as a feed for the weight gain of catfish. The research hypothesis is that the influence of the use of homemade pellets is not significantly different from factory pellets against the weight gain of catfish. In the research method, the farmer's wife is compared to the use of homemade pellets with manufactured pellets. The number of experimental catfish was 12,000 with an average weight of 50 grams. The duration of study is 30 days. The fish are packed in the experimental pond 6 pieces measuring 3 x 5 m. Each pond is filled with 2 000 catfish. Feeding three times a day. The results showed that the effect of homemade pellets on the weight gain of catfish was no different from the influence of factory pellets.
Armen, Ristiono, Mades Fifendy, Indra Hartanto, Izzan Muhammad Fadlan. Comparison of the effect of pellets made by Farmers wife and factory pellets on the weight gain of catfish. International Journal of Educational Research and Development. 2019; 1(4): 22-28.