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Farming snails 1: Learning about snails; Building a pen; Food and shelter plants
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View the document What kind of snails can you farm?
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View the document The soil and the water in the soil
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View the document Where do you keep snails when you farm them?
View the document How many snails will you need when you first begin?
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How many snails will you need when you first begin?

70. If you are using small snails like those you have seen on pages 8 and 9 in this booklet, you will need more snails to begin.

71. If you are using large snails like those you have seen on pages 10 and 11 in this booklet, you will need fewer snails to begin.

72. With a pen of 5 x 5 metres (25 square metres) you will need

• 150 snails if you use the small kind (6 for each square metre)

• 25 snails if you use the large kind (1 for each square metre).


150 small snails; 25 large snails