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How fast do catfish grow in a pond?

Asked: Roberto Isidoro, Last Updated:

A six- to eight-inch catfish fingerling can be grown to one pound in six months of regular feeding during the warm weather, whereas it will take two to three years to reach the same size in a non-fed situation. Feeding also is economical when one looks at the table value of catfish versus the cost of feed.

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