As snails are hermaphrodites, each animal lays eggs for 10 sm in the ground in the process of mating.
Maturation takes place from three to four weeks. Then the shell bursts and mollusk appears, but they need about ten days to get to the surface. It consumes nutrients in the soil.
After the Helixaspersa baby snail got out of the earth, it must be actively fed. The growth rate depends on:
How to feed baby snails?
While Helix aspersa baby snails are in the ground, they consume their shells and elements, contained in the soil, but the ration should be changed. In the first couple of days, they can be fed with the leaves of tender and young greens. Further, they are given finely chopped or grated vegetables: cucumber, carrots, green apple, and pumpkin. In the period of diet, calcium is added: chalk, egg shell, mineral mixtures.
They buy baby snails only for cultivation, because it needs to grow for approximately 2 years to reach the market size. We can offer you to buy the baby snail for further breeding with a guarantee of quality. .
There are no complications, accompanying the purchase of mollusks. Transportation is simple: a plastic container is filled with substrate and food. In case the temperature is below 10 ° C, transportation will require the use of warmer bag, in order not to freeze the baby snails.
Healthy baby snails can be easily recognized, as they are active, eat well, move around and grow. But if a small mollusk is sluggish, refuses from food and is deeply clogged in the shell, it produces thick slime and has damages of the shell; it means that it is sick. Treatment depends on the cause of the disease (hypothermia – to warm, overheating – to bathe in cool water, and so on). Be sure to keep the container with shellfish clean and disinfect the soil that you are going to use.
The baby snails is better to be kept in the incubator for the first quarantine period, which lasts several weeks. The advantages are stability of temperature within the limits of the norm (24-270С) and humidity within 80-85%. In addition, baby snails do not need much space, as they can lost themselves and can hardly find food. As soon as they grow up, they can be placed in a big cage.
These mollusks are often bought to dilute population, as helix pomatia snails are more fertile, if they are not brought up in one family. We offer you the opportunity to buy healthy baby snails of high quality and able to reach the size of grown helix pomatia snails to bring maximum value a d profit to your business.