Saturday, 30 June 2018

5 Reasons You Should Invest/Start Snail Farming Today

WHY YOU SHOULD INVEST IN SNAIL FARMING.

Snail meat is a good source of protein. It is rich in iron and calcium, but low in fat and cholesterol, compared to other animal protein sources. Snails are also environmental-friendly.

Snail farming is an exceptionally good agriculture business because of the following reasons:

1. PROFITABILITY
Snail farming in Nigeria is very profitable. The gross profit margin possible in snail farming is a minimum of 100%. You can buy a grower snail for N100 and feed with concentrated feed specially made for snails growth such as (Highhill Super Snail Booster) and sell between N300-N500 within 6 months, not to talk about breeding.

2. INEXPENSIVE
Snail farming is also an inexpensive farming business. The cost of setting up and running a snail farm is very low especially when compared to other types of animal farming. You won’t spend too much in feeding them, apart for the special feed snails eat plants and vegetable that are abundantly available. They also eat fruits, the market leftovers are always available at a give-away prices or even for free!

3. LONGEVITY
Snails have a very long life span, they can live for up to 10 years. This means that you can setup your snail farm and have your snails reproducing and growing to market size for over 10 years.

4. EASE
Snail farming is not stressful. The activities involved in snail farming are very simple and easy to perform. You won’t expend too much energy in starting and maintaining your snail farm.

5. MARKET
Theirs is huge market for Snail locally and internationally, the business became more interested recently with the entrance of NNL a big offtaking company that is into processing.

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