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close this bookBetter Farming Series 34 - Farming Snails 2: Choosing Snails; Care and Harvesting; Further Improvement (FAO, 1986, 35 p.)
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View the documentPreface
close this folderThe snails
View the documentChoosing your snails
View the documentPutting your snails in the pen
View the documentWhen to take out the fully grown snails
close this folderTaking care of your snails
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View the documentWet the food and shelter plants and moisten the ground
View the documentTend the food and shelter plants
View the documentTake away the weeds and creeping grass
View the documentFeeding your snails other kinds of food
close this folderBuilding the second pen
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View the documentWhen to build the second pen and how to build it
View the documentPutting snails in your second pen
close this folderHarvesting your snails
View the documentWhen to harvest your snails
View the documentHow to harvest your snails
View the documentWhat to do with the snails you harvest
View the documentPreparing snails for cooking
close this folderFurther improvement
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View the documentBuilding the third pen
View the documentBuilding a bigger pen
View the documentTaking better care of your snails

Taking better care of your snails

240. The better you understand the snails that you are farming, the better you can take care of them. So, you should always watch them and learn as much as you can.

241. When you have learned the exact kinds of food plants that your snails like to eat, you will see that they grow well.

242. Then, if you always choose the biggest and best snails each time you begin, you will improve the quality of the snails that you are farming.

243. So, with bigger and better snails and with more pens or bigger pens, you will be able to raise many more snails to eat or to sell and you arid your family will be able to live better.


Your family will be able to live better