General Management Routine for Snails

As a snail farmer or an intending snail farmer, there are some basic daily general management routines you must observe in your snail farm. Some of those general management routine procedures include the following: 1. Discourage visitors from entering the Snailery too frequently. 2. Do a proper inspection of materials carried to snailery such that they are safe. 3. Do not use chemicals i.e. insecticides or herbicides inside the Snailery. 4. Adequate shade must be provided. 5. Snail must be handled carefully. 6. Fresh poultry dropping should not be added.…

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PROCESSES INVOLVED IN SNAIL FARMING – HELICULTURE

Some of the basic processes involved in snail farming (Heliculture) include the following: 1. Education: This is where many farmers fail because they hardly know much about the business they are venturing into. therefore, first of all, get all the knowledge about the business, understand the business idea, breed type, problem you might face, disease, feeds, plants and vegetable, do’s and don’ts, marketing, viability and the different challenges that may arise in the process of running the business. Once your gatherer enough knowledge about snail farming within your country, you…

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4 Common Mistakes in Snail Farming

As a snail farmer or an intending snail farmer, there are some basic mistakes that almost every snail farmer neglect maybe because they feel that it does not matter for the business but sincerely, they do matter a lot in the business. Today, we are going to be discussing about those basic common mistakes in snail farming below: 1. Lack of requisite knowledge: Snail farming is a knowledge-based venture. It is quite unfortunate that many people view it a goldmine and dabble into it without first attempting to acquire sound…

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Vent Pecking in Poultry and How to Control them

It is not normal and this happens due to the following factors; 1) Stress 2) Inadequate spacing. 3) Mineral deficiency mostly protein deficiency 4) Too much or too little light (inadequate ventilation) 5) Idleness Therefore, birds react by pecking on each other so when blood comes out, all birds attack one bird and can be pecked to death. The solution to this problem includes the following processes: 1) Improving on spacing 2) Isolate those that have been pecked and Spray the wounds with Alamycin spray. 3) You can improve on…

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Poultry Farm Bio-security and Vaccination

Most farmers wonder: is it better to vaccinate birds against diseases or maintain strict bio-security measures and leave it that way. At least, this way one would save on expenses by choosing one and maximize profit instead of spending so much on both. In fact, a funny farmer once said: “why should the birds be vaccinated, if they can still succumb to the same disease?” So, it is very important to look at this with a critical eye for better understanding on how these topics affect our poultry farming experience.…

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