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  • Factors Affecting Growth Of Snails.

    Snails will grow properly when provided with proper environmental and nutritional conditions.

    The following factors affect growth of snails: these are 1) Stress: sudden noise, vibration, excessive light and excessive touching of snails are stressors that prevent normal growth.

    2)  Overstocking: keeping too many snails per floor space, results in cannibalism, reduced growth and expected turn over.

    3) […]

  • Cassava Peels As A Livestock Feed Ingredient

    Farmers are striving hard in this time of recession to strike a balance between providing adequate feed for their birds or just feed anything and reduce the quality and quantity of eggs. The price of maize is the driver of this feed crisis in the poultry sector as the astronomical increase has made the feed […]

  • The Uses of Garlic in Poultry

    Garlic is a plant in the Allium   family same as onion. Garlic contains a compound known as allicin, which is responsible for that distinct garlic smell and potent antibiotics properties.

    Allicin, when ingested enters the body from the digestive tract and travels all over the body, where it exerts its potent effects. Garlic can be crushed […]

  • Reducing Feed Cost in Poultry through Hydroponics

    Hydroponics can be used to grow fodder for animals boosting their growth and reducing overheads, and be used to grow vegetables, tomatoes, lettuce, and cucumbers e.t.c for human consumption.

    Hydroponic when used in poultry will reduce cost of feed, as feed is very expensive in the market. The shift to hydroponically grown fodder is an easy […]

  • Introduction to Poultry Farming

    I am excited to be part of the writers of this ever-growing blog, Agropreneur Naija,

    For the next few months, I’ll be reeling out my wealth of experience of over 20 years in the Livestock industry, coupled with my exposure within the corridors of West and East Africa. From opinions sampled, I will be starting off […]

  • Invest In Snail Farming and Get Huge Returns

    Snail is called different names in Africa, like — eju, nwa, ìgbín, katantanwa, wɔba, konokono, slak, mulaca. The snail is a small to medium sized ‘mollusc’ that is generally split into three groups which are land snails, sea snails and freshwater snails. Achatina species is a species of land snails that include Arhatina achatina (Tiger Snails), Archatina […]