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Snail farming in Nigeria is very popular mainly for it’s delicious taste. Snail has a huge demand in the market of Nigeria for it’s unique taste and nutrition value. Snails also has a huge global popularity. Snail meat contain a high amount of protein, iron, calcium, magnesium, vitamin A and very low in fat.

Another reason of snail farming business in Nigeria is it’s economic value. Some people consider the snail farming in Nigeria as a good money spinning venture. You can make good earning from snail farming within a very short time.

Advantages of Snail Farming in Nigeria

The main benefits of snail farming in Nigeria are listed below.

  • Snails are hermaphroditic in nature and highly reproductive. Both male and female reproductive organs are available in each snail. As a result the snails can reproduce very fast.
  • One snail can lay eggs 6 time in a year. Each time they lay more than 80 to 100 eggs.
  • Snail meat is better than any other red meat. And it is enriched with highly nutrition ingredients.
  • Snail meat is high in iron, protein, calcium and phosphorus and very low in cholesterol, sodium and fat. As a result, snail meat is highly recommended by the dietitians and doctors for the patients and general people.
  • Snail meat is very delicious and widely popularly accepted all over the Nigeria. And there is no religious or tribal taboo consuming the snail meat.
  • Snail has a great market all over the Nigeria and in the West African regions.
  • The business tasks related to snail farming in Nigeria like financing, producing, servicing, processing, sorting, transporting and marketing can make a great sector of employment of unemployed people.
  • Domestic snail farming in Nigeria can meet up the family nutrition demands.
  • Commercial snail production can decrease the importation of frozen meat or fish from the foreign country. This can save money and make the economy of Nigeria strong.
  • Through widely commercial snail farming in Nigeria, some extra income can be made along with meeting up the national demand.
  • Establishing a snail farm in Nigeria by using modern technologies, require less capital investment and produce much within a very short period. Running costs also very low.
  • Risk of losses are less compared to other types of livestock farming system.
  • Every parts of snail body is usable.
  • You can make ten times more profit from snail farming in Nigeria within a year without any risk.
  • Snail farming is not time consuming and there are no stress, odour, noise and irritation.
  • You can easily do snail farming business with your current occupation.

Source: Roys Farm