The cost for running catfish is very low when compared to other animals.
The ban on importation of frozen fish by the federal government on December 2013 encourages local producers to produce more. Now the fact is that the demand for fish cannot be met by these local producers, so there is presently a market hole ready to be explored by smart business people.
Fish grows rapidly, hence, you can harvest and start selling within a short period.
6 Reasons Why You need to Start Catfish Farming.
With over 160 million people in Nigeria, there will always be a huge demand for catfish. There’s already a hungry market for catfish.
Fish is one of the best sources of protein and a perfect replacement for meat. In fact, there’s no meal served in Nigeria without fish or meat. Many nutritionists and dieticians recommend fish over meat.
Fish sells quicker than other animal products because it is cheaper than meat.