BREEDS OF SNAILS AND THEIR ORIGINS

As at today there are about 11 breeds of snails which are being cultures for the purpose of meat, reproduction, sells etc. Archachatina marginata ( African giant snail) Achatina  Achatina (African Origin) Achatina  fulica (African Origin) others include: • Helix.aspersa (Spain , France ,Italy) • H .pomatia (Rome , France , Britain) • H .lacteal (Spain) • H .nemoralis (Spain) • H . hortensis (Central and northern Europe) • H . aperta. • lucorum (Crimea to turkey) • adanensis (turkey) Originally posted 2017-08-18 09:46:59.

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BENEFITS OF SNAIL FARMING

BENEFITS OF SNAIL FARMING 1. Snail farming is not high capital intensive 2. Snail is a good source of protein. 3. It contains low fat & cholesterol levels. 4. It maintains low mortality BENEFITS It’s a Good foreign exchange earner Food The shell Traditional medicine etc. Originally posted 2017-08-17 16:35:59.

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11 Merits of Snail Farming Business

One of the personal Entrepreneur characteristic (PEC) that makes a big difference between a successful entrepreneur and an unsuccessful one is opportunity seeking. That is, seeking, recognizing and acting on new business opportunities. This is the use of contacts or networking to obtain useful information’s. It is in view of the above fact that I am introducing this wonderful opportunity to you! This is a golden opportunity that will enable readers to create for themselves, the targets and lofty goals for a huge success. Merits of Snail Farming Some of…

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Snail as a Super Food – 6 Reasons why you must eat snails

Below are some of the reasons why snail meat is considered a super food and why it is advisable that you should eat snails for your health. Protein: snails do provide a low calorie source of protein (unless you drench them like butter). Protein is essential for building and repairing muscle and also better at filling you up than carbs and fat. Many people look up to sea food as an easy source of protein but actually you should be aware that snails have more. Iron: snails are also a…

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Things to know about Snails

Snail farming in most countries for example in Nigeria is one of the most lucrative, cost effective, easy to run business practices that requires very little capital to run compared to other forms of agricultural practices like poultry farming and the likes. Snail farming in Nigeria is one of the most neglected farming practices in Nigeria yet the opportunities abound. Snails are more popular in African countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and South Africa. The opportunities are massive likewise the potentials. Unlike other forms of agricultural practices that will require…

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Advantages of Snail Farming

Snail shells serves as calcium used for animal feeds Snail farming require little land or area Snail feeds are cheap and readily available Snail farming in Nigeria for instance is not capital intensive Snail farming is very easy to run Snail doesn’t require too much attention like other agricultural practices, making it easy to run as a part time business Snail farming requires little or no man power or labor Snail farming doesn’t constitute nuisance to the environment which is usually the case for other livestock farming in terms of…

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Facts about Snails and Snail Farming

Snails produce a thick slime which protect and give them the ability to crawl on sharp objects like the edge of a razor and not get hurt. Snails are hermaphrodites that is to say that they posses both male and female reproductive system. Garden snails have up to 14,175 teeth and they are all located on their tongue called the radula. The biggest snail specie is the Achatina Marginata (AM) which is very popular in Africa. Snails have the ability to hibernate or aestivate during extreme cold or dry season.…

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Simple Analysis for Snail Farming using Nigeria as a Reference Country

Am very sure a lot of us may want to know and analyze how profitable snail farming business is before wanting to venture into the business. Therefore, let us analyze below how profitable snail farming business can be in your various countries. If you start a snail farm with 1,000 matured snails and they lay lets say 100 eggs each in a year. Remember that snails can go 3 clusters in a year. Equals to 100 x 3 = 300 each (that is 300 snails each year) but for the…

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Benefits of Snail Farming

Below are the some of the benefits of snail farming business in Nigeria and all over the world: It is very easy to run It is a highly lucrative business It is environmental friendly Snails are highly productive Low in fat and cholesterol Highly medicinal and used for health’s related products Snail has traditional healing benefits Snails are good export business opportunity Snails contain iron Snails contain magnesium Snails contain vitamin A Snails contain calcium Snails have very low fat.

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Ideas on Snail Sales and Marketing

If you are considering using marketing and sales as an excuse for not venturing into snail farming, I bet with this ideas you will definitely change your mind because now, Facebook and other social networks has made digital and e-market available to all who have products to sell. You can meet people online, just build trust with them, be sincere and show transparency, even when you don’t deliver quickly, they will be relaxed because you have built that trust with them. If you are packaging and processing your snail and…

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Ways to make more money as a Snail Farmer

Methods of Snail Processing and Packaging There is a lot of money in snail farming business, you can choose to sell packages snails both online and offline. You can as well decide to sell in offices, schools, Hotels, Supermarkets, Restaurants etc. with your Brand name and contact details. You can also decide to venture into the following areas of snail business: Formulate snail feed, bag and brand them and sell online and offline to snail farmers. You can buy snails, process, preserve and package them, sell to offices, restaurants /…

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Snail Housing and Equipment’s

Sometimes, intending snail farmers complain that they cannot start their snail farm due to lack of space or financial issues but the truth is that you can make it even with lesser fund than you could imagine.                                               (Car used tyre for snail farming) Car tyres can be used for snail farming, you can line up about 4 car used tyres and may repeat into 3 different places, buy point of lay snails (POL): these are snails that are capable of laying eggs like 30pieces of them and place 10…

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Feeding Snails locally and How to Formulate Snail feeds

Snails basically feed on fruits like paw-paw both the ripped and the unripe pawpaw. Paw-paw provides the snails with vitamins but it is advisable to remove the leftovers after the day because it attracts insects / predators. Watermelon is also part of the fruits given to snails both the red (inside) and the green (outside) parts are inclusive and are being enjoyed by snails. Cucumber is not left out as it is also part of those fruits that snails enjoy most, the fruit provides the snails a lot of calcium,…

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How to Raise Snails (Introduction to Snail Farming)

  (Achatina Achatina)                                       (Achatina Maginata)   Snail farming also known as “Heliculture” is the process of raising snails for subsistence or commercial purposes. Snails are Hermaphrodites meaning that a particular snail can act as a male as well as also act as a female. There are two main species of snail commonly reared in Nigeria and some other countries that has lots of market value and relevance and they include: AA = Achatina Achatina and AM = Achatina Maginata. Achatina Achatina Snails are characterized by a tiger stripped yellow and…

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Health Benefits Snail – Reasons why you must “Eat Snails”

Snail is a common name given to a member of the class of molluscs Gastropoda. In ancient times these snails are usually hunted by farmers because regarded as pests. But after learning that this animal has a wide range of benefits, where this animal contains a lot of protein and also contains essential amino acids complete, so that the snails do not go unpunished. Even meat extract and snail slime contains benefits for treating the lining inflammation of the eye, pain due to menstruation, itching, toothache and others. Not only for…

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