Have you always planned of putting up a snailery? Here is a guide to help you get started on what breeding setup to build, what species of snails to raise, what soil to put them into, what food to feed them, among others.
Read on and discover the basics to snail farming.
It has both the female and male sexual organs; so one cannot really distinguish between the male and female specie of it.
Snails are grown in various parts Nigeria for various reasons. A snail’s flesh is cooked and eaten as food and its shell is used as material for accessories and decorative items. Snails in manageable quantities may also be used to kill harmful insects in the farm.
There are people who grow snails for business or for home use. If you are interested in starting a snail farm, here is how:
Complete Guide To Snail Production And Management In Nigeria
The report – its reason and purpose
Suitable Place and Soil
Available/Suitable snail species for farming in Nigeria
The mating process
Gestation & Laying
Hatching & Early Life
Care of eggs
Care of the Young Snails
Growing and fattening
Albinism (albino-shelled and albino-bodied)
Constructing a snail pen
1000 capacity Snail pen plan design
Selecting breeding snails
Diseases and Pests
Harvesting snails for growing out or pen
Tips for harvesting or transferring snails
Processing of snail meat
Operational cost for stocking 300 snails
Profit projection for 300 snails
Snail pens layout/snail capacity per pen
Frequently asked questions
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What would my plots/acre of land eventually look like?
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Proper design and construction of snail pens is critical to the success of a commercial snail farming.
LAND SIZE: 60ft by 60ft
3,000 Adult Snail Capacity
Nigeria Snail Farming Business Plan/Feasibility Study
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER ONE Snail Farm Executive Summary
Snail Farm Objectives
CHAPTER TWO Snail Farm Products and Services
Products and Service Description
Sourcing and Fulfilment
Company Locations and Facilities
CHAPTER THREE Snail Farm Market Analysis Summary
Target Market Segment Strategy
Roadside stands and on-farms stores
Advantages and disadvantages of sales to intermediate buyers
Institutional Marketing Service
Brokers and Distributors
Advantages of working with a distributor
Price Based on the Value Perceived by the Customer
Price Based on Your Costs and Your Expectation for Profits (“Cost Plus”)
Price Based on the Retail Price
CHAPTER FOUR Snail Farm Management
Roles And Responsibilities
Raw Material Requirement
CHAPTER FIVE Financial Plan
Application of Funds
1,000 Snail Reproduction Analysis
Operating and Maintenance/Administration Costs
Projected Profit for 1,000 Point of Laying Snails
Total Profit Projection
COMPLETE GUIDE TO SNAIL PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA
SNAIL PEN CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN WITH 14 STEP BY STEP PICTURES in Nigeria