Snail Farming in Nigeria; Problems and Prospects

problems of snail farming in Nigeria

Snail farming is the breeding of snails for either home use or commercial purposes which is also
known as Heliciculture (making them feel like their natural habitat).

Snails are mostly known for their crispy delicious taste and nutritional values/content (iron, protein, calcium, etc,). The demand for this meat is always on the rise never growing out of season or taste, making it one of the profitable
farming ventures to engage in.

Just like any other farming enterprise, no matter how lucrative it has its own challenges and
obstacles, snail farming is not exempted or ruled out.

Factors ranging from human and climatic reasons, Snail farming is faced with a number of problems that will be carefully articulated to help beginners in snail farming make an informed decision.

However, despite all the faced hurdles and challenges facing snail farming in Nigeria, it has a wonderful prospect and in the near future unimaginable reasons for people to venture into this business.

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How To Build Affordable Snail Housing in Nigeria

Do you want to learn how to build affordable snail housing in Nigeria even as a beginner? Are you interested in starting Snail farming in Nigeria? If yes, then you need to pay close attention to this page. One major problem, all snail farming beginners face is how to build an affordable house for their … Read more How To Build Affordable Snail Housing in Nigeria

Snail Farming: How Lucrative Is Snail Farming In Nigeria?

Snail farming business.

Snail Farming: How Lucrative Is Snail Farming In Nigeria?  Snail farming business is fast becoming a lucrative business and investment in Nigeria. Even before now, snail farming has been a thingy, but not exactly as it is now.  In fact, the demand is higher than before. The higher demand of snails could be because it is … Read more Snail Farming: How Lucrative Is Snail Farming In Nigeria?

Giant African Land Snail Species for Breeding

In snail farming, one of the most critical decision you will make is choosing a snail species to rear or breed. Snail rearing is interesting no doubt but also can be challenging sometimes. One of such challenges is knowing the different species of snails available and of course properly making a choice of the species … Read more Giant African Land Snail Species for Breeding

Snail Farming in Nigeria – 7 Things You Need to Succeed

Snail farming is one of the most profitable farming business in Nigeria currently. Unfortunately, many people still do not know about it simply because snail farmers in Nigeria over the years have jealously monopolized the business for them and their family alone.

It is common knowledge that the demand for snail meat (escargot) in Nigeria alone is much more than the supply let alone the demand from the international market. Hence, the urgent need for more snail farmers in Nigeria.

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