farm pond fish killsWith all the fish we sold this past spring, we hate for your pond population to be depleted due to lack of oxygen in the water, also known as fish kill. “Fish kills in farm ponds and lakes can be caused by many factors, but the most common during summer is weather related, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.”

A combination of weather patterns is causing wholesale die-offs of fish in many East and North Texas farm ponds and lakes“.  Weather conditions are causing oxygen depletion in tanks, ponds and lakes in our area.  There are a few things you can do to add oxygen to prevent fish kills including running your boat motor in the water to create oxygen until the fish recover.

To read the full article and learn more about fish kill, visit the Texas A&M AgriLife website here.

Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, College Station.