Better Farming Series 33 - Farming Snails 1: Reaming about Snails; Building a Pen; Food and Shelter Plants (FAO, 1986, 57 p.)
 (introduction...) What kind of snails can you farm? Where can you get snails? Where can you farm snails? The soil and the water in the soil Plants for food and plants for shelter Dew and rain Land that is wet Wind Where do you keep snails when you farm them? How many snails will you need when you first begin? How much snail meat can you expect to get? Now you must decide

### How much snail meat can you expect to get?

73. The amount of snail meat that you will get from small snails will be about the same as what you would get from large snails. This is because you will use many more small snails than large snails and the meat will be about equal.

74. With one 5 x 5 metre pen you will get 12 to 13 kilograms of snail meat each year and with two 5 x 5 metre pens you will get 24 to 26 kilograms each year.

12 to 13 kilograms each year; 24 to 26 kilograms each year