Heliculture, also known as snail farming, has been in existence for a while. As a result of the prevailing economic situation in Nigeria, a lot of Nigerians mostly children have become malnourished due to their inability to consume the appropriate food needed to supply essential nutrient like protein.
The above consequently led man to look out for an alternative source of cheaper animal protein and the search has led to the rearing and management of edible snail.
The E-book HELICULTURE AS A SOURCE OF INCOME contains the following:
- Snail environment
- Snail feed and feeding
- Snail breeding
- Snail management
- Disease prevention
- The snail market
- PDF: 45 pages
- Language: English
- File Size:2.35 MB
About the Author
Olaoluwa Farotimi holds OND from Moor Plantation Ibadan and also a graduate of Animal Science from Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike. He is a registered animal scientist under the professional body Nigeria Institute of Animal Science (NIAS).
Olaoluwa is a freelance writer and blogger at www.agricincome.com