FACTORS AFFECTING THE GROWTH AND REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE IN SNAIL

•        Environmental Factors •        Stages of production •        Feeding •        Stocking rate •        Darkness •        Management Practices •        Climatics factor •        Source of the foundation stock. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AFFECTING PERFORMANCE Climatic factors affecting snail production: Rainfall Temperature (Hibernation and Aestivation) Wind Light Relative humidity. How to avoid excess water in the snail pen: Drum/Tank: Drum and Tank for rearing snail should be perforated at the bottom or sides to drain the excess water in soil. Wetting of the soil must be moderate. Cage: Holes should be drilled around the side…

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