11 Merits of Snail Farming Business

Simple Analysis for Snail Farming

There are so many merits / advantages of snail farming business which can also be referred to as snail rearing or commercial snail farming with regards to it’s low cost of production but high demand leading to more profits for the snail farmer. Snail farming for beginners is very easy as snail farming doe not require much knowledge to understand. As a beginner in snail farming business, all you need to do is carry an expert along on undergo a training in an already well established snail farm to acquire…

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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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Things to know about Snails and Snail Farming

Things to know about Snails and Snail Farming

Snail farming or snail rearing 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 for instance 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…

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Advantages of Snail Farming or Snail Rearing

Advantages of Snail Farming or Snail Rearing

Snail farming which is also known as snail rearing or snail production (Heliculture) is the process of raising edible land snails, primarily for human consumption or cosmetic use. The meat and snail eggs can be consumed as escargot and as a type of caviar respectively. Mucus, commonly known as snail slime, has medical properties and is used in cosmetics. Perhaps the best known edible land snail species in the Western world is the Helix pomatia, commonly known as Roman snail or Burgundy snail. This species is however not fit for…

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Facts about Snails and Snail Farming

Facts about Snails and Snail Farming

Snails are gastropod mollusks; members of the phylum Mollusca and the class Gastropoda. Snails are a huge part of the diet in many parts of Africa, although they are not always affordable and available all year round. Their high protein, low fat and cholesterol content make them a nutritional favourite. Snails contain almost all the amino acids needed by the body and most of its by-products are used for cosmetics and medicines. As our population becomes more interested in healthier living and low-cholesterol diets, snails will become a popular alternative…

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Simple Analysis for Snail Farming

Simple Analysis for Snail Farming

Am very sure a lot of us may want to know and analyze how profitable snail farming business or snail rearing is before wanting to venture into the business especial snail farming for beginners or commercial snail farming business. Therefore am going to use my country Nigeria as a case study for the analysis we are going to carryout below. The analysis can also be applied to your various countries as all you need to do is replace my currency with yours and the value with your rate to get…

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Benefits of Snail Farming (Heliculture)

Benefits of Snail Farming (Heliculture)

Snail farming (Heliculture) otherwise known as snail rearing can be defined as the process of raising edible land snails, primarily for human consumption or cosmetic use. The meat and snail eggs can be consumed as escargot and as a type of caviar respectively. Mucus, commonly known as snail slime, has medical properties and is used in cosmetics.  Below are the some of the benefits of snail farming business (Heliculture) in Nigeria and all over the world: Snail farming for beginners is very easy to run It is a highly lucrative…

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Ideas on Snail Sales and Marketing

Ideas on Snail Sales and Marketing

Snail farming or Snail farming business (also known as Heliculture) is another lucrative business that is steadily growing as the commodity is in high demand across the country and beyond all thanks to the nutritious value the gastropod carry. If you are considering using snails 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. There are…

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Ways to make more Money as a Snail Farmer

Feeding Snails locally and How to Formulate Snail Feeds

Snail farming also referred to as snail rearing (Heliculture) is one of the most lucrative farming businesses with huge returns on investments, yet, it is one of the most neglected farming businesses in the world today. Snail farming business is an excellent opportunity for farmers to make a good deal of income within a brief investment period. The demand for snails is very high both in the domestic and export market. Methods of Snail Processing and Packaging Speaking about snail farming for beginners, there is a lot of money in…

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Snail Housing and Equipment’s

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. Before we start listing the types of the snail housing system in this post, this next paragraph is worthy of note. You should know that the type and dimension of your snail housing depend largely on the snail growing system you choose. It also depends on the number of snails you intend to produce…

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