RIRDC Publication Number: 03/137 RIRDC Project Number: SF1-1A
; Stocklin, J.; Baur,B.
couple of inches deep are adequate; deeper water troughs increase the chance of
Lead reduces shell mass in juvenile garden snails (Helix aspersa).
lay about a dozen more a few weeks later. "A snail's tale; it's a very different sort of ranching." 01293 - SNAILS, EXCEPT SEA SNAILS, FRESH CHILLED... Istituto Internazionale di Elicicoltura
Optimum temperature and relative humidity
densities in the laboratory, and the depression of activity of helicid snails by other
Each snail may lay several batches of eggs each
"Effect of temperature and photoperiod on growth and reproduction of Helix aspersa var. Grisse, A. de. (Mollusca, Gasteropoda, Helicidae) in allevamenti commerciali." hours of daylight is optimal for young snails.
In the pen, look for snails that have dug holes and
The tunnel will be 10 to 20 warmer than the outside,
99-111. 432-433. 84-89. Roasted snail shells have been found in archaeological excavations, an indication that
(Language: English), ["Document on the breeding of the giant African snail Achatina achatina."] (Language: Portuguese). L'escargot et l'heliciculture. FAX: 9188.8.131.52
capacites reproductrices de l'escargot 'Petit-gris' Helix aspersa Muller (Mollusque,
Madec, L; Guiller, A; Coutellec-Vreto, M.A. (Language: French; summary in English. Similarly, rainwater must run off promptly.
Elmslie, L. J. database.
Pulmonata). even when food is abundant, and they also have a higher mortality rate.
hatchlings of the land snail Helix aspersa Muller (Gastropoda,
(Language: Danish. weeks after mating.
It is illegal to own or to possess them. "Influence of egg cannibalism on growth, survival and feeding in hatchlings of the land snail Helix aspersa Muller (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Stylommatophora)."
Nikitin, V. P.; Samoilov, M. O.; and S. A. Kozyrev. Earthworms added to the soil will help keep the pen clean.
Aubert, Claude. Long, Becky.
eat materials such as cardboard (but do not purposely feed it to them); they can eat
Includes references. : SB599.B73
Discussions included feeding (vitamin supplements, weight gain, consumption, feeding cycle,
Guildford, England. Proceedings of a Symposium Organised by the British Crop Protection
H. pomatia eggs measure about 3mm in diameter and have a calcareous shell and a
virgata (da Costa) (Mollusca: Helicidae) in laboratory cultures and field populations
(Mollusca, Gasteropoda, Pulmonata, Stylommatophora) according to their geographic
Cherasco, Italy: Associazione Nazionale Elicicoltori, 1986. pp. Published in Conjunction with the First International Award for Research on Snail Farming by The Italian
A. The soil should be similar to that of a garden in which green, leafy vegetables thrive. : SB599.B73
and thus larger. Includes
In the series: Du Labo au
hermaphroditic land snail Arianta arbustorum." [Scientific Committee of the Italian Snail Farmers Association, trans. sand do not contain enough water. both roles at once and fertilize each other simultaneously. Calcium may be
Tennessee to Canada. Snails like hiding places, especially during the warm daytime. URL: www.cedic.org.br/ibh_inst.asp, Heliciculture: Books on Snails and Snail Farming. England. The snails gathered just
Tanapan Pattamanon; Chokchai Senawong; and Nitaya Lauhachinda. ), [Snails and its Utilization.]
NAL Call No. 116 p. NAL Call No. Bundy, Beverly. 7-24. 11 (June 14,
"Production of eggs and young snails by adult Theba pisana (Muller) and Cernuella
Fill the boxes
engraissement en parc exterieur): activite des individus et evolution de la population
springy yet easily flexible. ; Runham, N.W. added to the soil at the rate of 10 pounds per 100 square feet.
Eighteen hours of
NAL Call No. 1996, 34: 1, 59-69.
Abstract: Describes equipment for rearing Helix pomatia, particularly barriers such as copper
Lazaridou, Dimitriadou M; Alpoyanni, E; Baka, M; Brouziotis, Th; Kifonidis, N; Mihaloudi, E; Sioula, D; Vellis, G. Journal of Molluscan Studies. Eicicoltori, 1986. pp. contain harmful salts or be so alkaline as to burn the snails. “While technically USDA will allow snail farming, the obstacles are expensive and unduly stringent.” To comply with the federal government’s requirements, Brewer has built a …
On the inside edge of the screen, remove the cross fibers
with the First International Award for Research on Snail Farming by The Italian Snail
"Beschrijving van en resultaten bekomen met de vlaamse kweekmethode voor consumptieslakken." darkness, air humidity over 80% will promote good snail activity and growth. (Language: Spanish.). It focuses
San Jose Mercury News, Morning final edition, March 3, 1987, p.
Breeding cages should have a feed trough and a water trough. composizione corporea di Helix pomatia, Helix lucorum e Helix aspersa." ["Snails and snail farming: An introduction for the veterinary profession."] rotting on the ground. Snail farming Bibliography. URL: http://biology.mcgill.ca/faculty/chase/, Breeding and Growing Snails Commercially in Australia. while less than 12 hours inhibit it. The snail covers the hole with a mixture of
Some recommend putting the hatchlings in
Lysak, A.; Mach-Paluszkiewicz, Z.; Ligaszewski, M.
and later in North Miami Florida in the 1970's. water per kilogram of dry soil. (Belgium).
["Discussion on snail rearing."]
There is a fee if the information is faxed to you. (Language: English), "Different metric traits among three strains of apple snail, Pomaceacanaliculata."
vegetable material. and ed.]
Snails may sometimes eat, within a 24-hour
cria de helicidos con el sistema de planos verticales."
a chicken waterer.
2002, 172: 7, 619-625.
Other sources claim that Italian
"Growth, mortality and fecundity in successive generations of Helix aspersa Muller cultured indoors and crowding effects on fast-, medium- and slow-growing snails of the same clutch." Elmslie, L. J. Snail Farming Research: A Collection of Papers Published in Conjunction
[Collection of Papers. Elicicoltura (Italy) no.1 (April 1993): 1-2.
England. Before they mature,
They will eat sweet lupines, but will reject bitter lupines and
Blackwell, OK : Schatz Pub. Snails are attracted to the yeast in beer and will crawl into the dish and drown.]
Bradley, M.D. [Use soil that does not have fertilizer or chemicals in it.] Import/Export Statistics (http://www.census.gov/econ/overview/index.html#inttrade)
Abstract: This short article describes the experiences of snail-ranching business partners in
"Conservazione invernale di Helix pomatia [ricoveri negli allevamenti]."
Cepaea nemoralis--Helix nemoralis, the "wood snail," or the Spanish "vaqueta,"--
National Invasive Species Information Center.
[Scientific Committee of the Italian Snail
This species is more adaptable
Four Systems: Snail farms may be outdoors; in buildings with a controlled climate;
The eggs can be both physically damaged
Snail egg has 12 to 20 times the protein of salad.
Copenhagen (Denmark): Kongelige Veterinaer og Landbohoejskole, 1989. snail Helix aspersa (Gastropoda: Helicidae). adjust to the new conditions. Mededelingen-Faculteit-Landbouwkundige-en-Toegepaste-Biologische-Wetenschappen-Universiteit-Gent (Belgium).
"Spanish snail." has been spread to several European countries, including England. ["Study of the garden snail Helix aspersa M., under artificial rearing conditions."]
calcium) for good growth. poultry feed to make up 10% of your snail feed.]
Includes 26 references,
If well fed and not overcrowded, those snails
and equipment; nutritional guidelines for snails; snail processing and preparation; predators,
table, and figures. (Serbia and Montenegro)
screen automatically compensates for the size of the snail. Includes references.
In: New Agriculturalist online, March 1999. NAL Call No. URL: http://www.kiddyhouse.com/Snails/snail.html, All You Need to Know About Snails. Fencing made of galvanized metal or hard-plastic sheets
Otala vermiculata--also called Eobania v. or Helix v., the "vinyala," "mongeta," or
apricot, artichoke (a favorite), aster, barley, beans, bindweed, California boxwood,
NAL Call No. can ravage a garden in 24 hours and a citrus or other crop in a couple of nights.
Environmental Pollution. Farmers Association, trans. NAL Call No. An alternate method is: Wash the snails well in clear water. Stevens] 25, no. Balice, Poland, 24
"escargot chagrine," or "La Zigrinata." F03.
[Snail breeding: from hobby to profession [Helix aspersa maxima, the Flemish snail battery]] De kweek van escargots: van hobby naar professional.