Thursday, 28 August 2014

Day 3- Feed producer and maggot farm.

Black Soldier Fly adults (credits: Nicole Pelusio).


In the early morning we got tro-tros for reaching the fish-feed factory and meet the boss. After a really nice talk with him, Emilie planned the production of experimental diets with maggot meal with feed producer and his colleagues.
Before coming back to the maggot farm, in Ashaiman we had a delicious and nice lunch with Jacob, an NGO deputy Country director.

Ghanian researchers from Animal Research Institute working with staff (credits: Nicole Pelusio).


Then we arrived to the maggot farm where we spent the afternoon enjoying the kind staff within the pleasant company of the four Ghanaian researchers before coming back to Kpong.


Black Soldier Fly adults cage from external view (credits: Nicole Pelusio).

Inside a brood-stock BSF cage(from bottom to top):ovodeposition site with banana leaves,glasses of water, plant for rest (credits: Nicole Pelusio).

banana leaf with a BSF deposed eggs and an adult (credits: Nicole Pelusio).

Inside HF cage: trais with powsugar and milk, ovodeposition site covered by buckets (with manure inside) (credits: Nicole Pelusio).
Staff collecting deposed eggs in manure from Housefly (credits: Nicole Pelusio).

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