C0301 Step 9. Harvest

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Do not feed the shrimp 6 hours prior to harvesting to keep the gut empty and improve the shelf life
Complete the harvesting process (draining and harvesting) within 6-8
hrs. Harvest between 6 PM to 6 AM.
Make sure good quality ice is used
Pack the shrimps in transport tubs (insulated boxes) with crushed ice at 1:1 ratio for better preservation.

Three to four days before harvest apply agricultural lime (100-200 kg/ha) to the pond and pond bottom where it is more black especially in corners and trenches.
Avoid harvest during the molting period (full moon or new moon).
Do not feed the shrimp 6 hours prior to harvesting to keep the gut empty and improve the shelf life.
Complete the harvesting process (draining and harvesting) within 6-8 hrs. Harvest between 6 PM to 6 AM.
5. Use more water pumps if necessary to complete the harvesting in time and to catch most of the shrimp with
the bag net.
6. Do not use any chemicals while washing the shrimp or chill killing without processors knowledge
7. Make sure good quality ice is used.
Pack the shrimps in transport tubs (insulated boxes) with crushed ice at 1:1 ratio for better preservation.

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