Mushroom Farming Business

Mushroom Farming Business nigeria

People all over the world have foraged and harvested wild mushrooms for food over millennia. A mushroom (or toadstool) is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground on soil or on its food source. Mushroomcan also be described as a variety of gilled fungi, with or without stems. Mushrooms, a member of the fungus family; rich in protein, vitamin B, and minerals, are edible crop with a large global market. There are different species or varieties of edible mushroom found in nature examples of which are –…

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Going into the Cassava Farming Business

Going into the Cassava Farming Business nigeria

Cultivation of cassava is certainly among the most profitable agricultural business today, as it has the potential of generating enormous profits to the farmer. Cassava is extensively cultivated as an annual crop in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible starchy tube-like root, a major source of carbohydrates. With time Cassava has been transformed from being a “poor man’s” crop used to produce Garri (local staple food widely consumed in Africa) to a lucrative and an industrial crop, as it is now processed into products such as starch, flour, glucose…

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HOW TO START A RABBIT FARM

HOW TO START A RABBIT FARM nigeria

Rabbit farming business can be a great source to meet up the food or protein demand of the society. Their meat is very testy, nutritious and easily digestible. Rabbits are known to consume very low-quality food and turn these foods to high quality meat, skin and fiber. The other important by-products from raising rabbits such as skins and urine are very useful. The skins are used in the making of mittens and gloves as the fur is fine and naturally warm. The urine is used in the manufacture of insect…

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Snail Farming Business

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Roasted snail shells have been found in archaeological excavations, an indication that snails have been eaten since prehistoric times. There are a number of Edible land snails that range in size from about one millimeter long to the giant African snail (Achatina fulica) which occasionally grow up to 312 mm (12 1⁄4 in) in length. Ancient method of snail farming or heliciculture have been described by Fulvius Lippinus (49 BC). The snails were fattened for human consumption using spelt and aromatic herbs.  People of European decent usually raised snails in pens near the…

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