Snail as a Super Food – 12 Reasons why you must Eat Snails

Snail as a Super Food – 12 Reasons why you must Eat Snails

Snails are largest Mollusk subgroup containing 10,000 species and 400 living families. Globally they are distributed in every habitat, under water and on land. Most aquatic and marine animals are benthic in which few are swimmers. It encompasses myriad of lifestyles from predators to algae grazers and incredible diversity of form. Usually the shell is coiled but not always in the right handed direction. An operculum is also present sometimes, a door that fits in opening of coiled valve and shutting animal inside for defense. Some snails have entire shell…

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25 Uses of Fish and Fish Products (Updated)

20 Uses of Fish and Fish Products (Updated)

Fish and fish products are consumed as food all over the world and it is a good source of animal protein. Fish and other aquatic organisms have been of a great importance to man in so many ways like we are going to discuss about below. Products made from fish and fish processing waste are major sources of high-protein ingredients used by the animal feed and pet food industry, and of fish oil used for both human and animal consumption. Today, fish provides more than one billion poor people with…

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PROCESSING AND MARKETING OF SNAILS

PROCESSING AND MARKETING OF SNAILS

It is no longer a new information that snail farming business is a very lucrative aspect of agricultural business where the snail farmer can make huge profit from his or her snail farm if the snail farming business is properly managed. Aside from snail production or venturing into snail business, ever snail farmer’s aim of venturing into commercial snail farming in the first instance is to make sales to enable him or her make good return of profit from the snail farming business. Read Also: Comprehensive Guide on How to…

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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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