Amazing Advantages of Snail Farming

Amazing Advantages of Snail Farming

Below are some of the basic amazing advantages of snail farming business in agriculture: 1. Snail shells serves as calcium used for animal feeds. 2. Snail farming require little land or space. 3. Snail feeds are cheap and readily available. 4. Snail farming in Nigeria is not capital intensive. 5. Snail farming is easy to run. 6. Snail doesn’t require too much attention like other agricultural practices or livestock thereby making it easy to run part time. 7. Snail farming requires little or no man power or labor. 8. Snail…

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Equipment and Tools Used for Snail Farming Business

HOW TO PREVENT OTHER PREDATORS IN A SNAIL FARM

Some of the basic equipment’s and tools that are being used for snail farming business include but not limited to the following materials: 1. Tank for water 2. Watering cans 3. Hand trowel 4. Rake 5. Shovel 6. Weighing scale (digital preferably) 7. Buckets 8. Feeders 9. Pipe or hose 10.Humidity monitor, Soil pH meter.

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Benefits of Snail Farming as a Lucrative Business

Seasonal and Daily Management Practices for Snail

Some of the basic things I love so much about snail farming business is the fact that it is less stressful when compared to other livestock farming operations like poultry, pig farming etc. amazing right? Lol! Funny enough, using the right management practices you will also discover that the profit margin among them is really not that much as snail farming is also a very lucrative business as well as other animal husbandry businesses. Today we are going to be discussing about the benefits of snail farming business and why…

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Processing and Consumption of Snail Meat

PROCESSING AND MARKETING OF SNAILS

1.         Processing 1.1       Harvesting and storage The age and size at which snails should be collected from the snailery obviously depends on the farming objective: whether the snails are grown for personal use or for the market. Snails grown for personal use can be harvested according to the farmer’s needs; whereas customer preferences dictate the optimum size and consequently age of snails harvested for the market. Snails usually need to grow for at least one year to reach their proper size and weight. It is recommended to harvest snails by…

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Comprehensive Guide on How to Care for and Hatch Snail Eggs

REPRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT PRACTICES OF SNAIL

Reproduction in snail is actually a very interesting process as it is very fascinating and slightly weird process. Snails are usually hermaphrodites (they can be both male and female), so to get the snail eggs, all you need is a couple of adult snails. Their mating process is rather aggressive but you should not intervene if you want it to be successful. Meanwhile depending on the species, the amount of eggs might be different. Usually, it is about 50-100 eggs, so be prepared for lots of tiny baby snails! Below,…

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