Free-range Snail Farming in Australia

  • 53 pages

  • Published: 17 Aug 2006

  • Author(s): Begg, Sonya

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This report provides detailed information and self-explanatory graphics on the subject of mass producing snails utilising the Italian method of farming snails in pasture production or free range production. It explains the process of farming snails in large numbers, necessary for a sustainable, viable, commercial operation.

Potential snail farmers in Australia will gain valuable insight into successful breeding of the edible snail, Helix aspersa. The report highlights the importance of the full biological cycle of breeding snails as a requirement for a successful, sustainable commercial operation.

Included in this report is important information about the purging process and research results regarding nutritional analysis and product shelf life information.