There is no need of any specialized skill to begin if you are wondering how to start grasscutter farming in Ghana. Many people are switching to eating white meat. It is also one of the most profitable animal husbandry businesses in Nigeria. If you take the grasscutter farming business serious, you can make as much as N4 . PDF | Grasscutter farming technology was introduced in Africa as an antidote to reduce hunting pressure on game species but vast majority of grasscutters.

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The grasscutter meat is indeed very popular in Africa and especially in Nigeria; thanks to grasscutter farmers who are trying their best to make this meat readily available to buyers and consumers. Grasscutter farming in Nigeria is one of the most profitable kinds of businesses in the animal farming section. It is also one of the most profitable animal husbandry businesses in Nigeria.

If you take the grasscutter farming business serious, you can make as much as N4 million naira annually from the business. How rfaring it possible? How do I start? What do I need to know? How much capital do I need? What are the requirements? What is the market demand? The fact that it grsscutter also be used for Peppersoup is another boosting factor that makes the Grasscutter move really fast.

Grasscutters are very easy to rear. They are herbivores — meaning they feed mainly on grass. Female Grasscutters after gestation carries the pregnancy for — days, which means they can only deliver twice in a year.

They can deliver between 4, 7 and 10 offspring at the time of delivery. It reading one Grasscutter can reproduce between 8 — 20 offspring in one year. The Grasscutter grows to a length of mm and weighs 3. For reaging business to be adequately profitable, the Grasscutters need to be fully catered for; especially the males. They are the main player in the reproduction of the Grasscutters and they play a particularly vital role in the growth of your business.

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Healthy females make healthy babies, and so you must pay attention to the females too. After birth, the little ones can be allowed to stay with their mother for four months, after which they can be separated into different colonies.

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Females can start mating from eight months and the males can start mating after six to seven months. The Grasscutter pen can be made of any relevant material but is preferably made of metal. It should be blocked at the back and opened at the front.

Also, put it into consideration that Grasscutters live in colonies. Colonies normally consist of one male and three females. You would need to supply the pen area with adequate water supply.

It should also be noted that the water given to them must have some attractant to it. Feeding is the most integral part of Grasscutter farming in Nigeria, just like anywhere else. Like mentioned earlier, Grasscutters enjoy Sugarcane, they also love grass, especially Napier grass and Elephant grass.

They can also be fed with the bark of fruits such as Mango, Plantain, Pawpaw, Cassava, and so on. They can still also be fed with food like leftovers, rice, sweet potato, grain legume, maize, and so on. It is not advisable you start a Grasscutter farm without the proper knowledge of how to manage a Grasscutter farm. Without the right knowledge, you might be accumulating more loss than gain at the end of the year.

The feasibility study included in this guide is for a Grasscutter farm of just 3 Colonies 3 males, and 9 females.

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A mature Grasscutter is sold for N5, Pen Construction with futuristic planning: If you decide to sell off of them after maturity and decide to keep the remaining 26 to reproduce over again: The 26 Grasscutter can reproduce over offspring in one year and you might be looking at a profit of over N1.

Grasscutter farming in Nigeria requires time, energy and effort but if you make a small research on the financial status of big Grasscutter farmers, you would definitely want to start up your own Grasscutter farm right away.

I will like to know if you do organize short period 5 to 14 days training and workshop for people who want to take up grass cutter farming like other people do for fisheries, snails e. Because reading about it alone is not enough to equip one with practical knowledge to start up the business. Secondly, Who are in the business in Abuja and their location?


Thanks for your patronage. Invest in Grass cutter farming business today and make profit one colony is just 48, note that we do nation wide delivery in case of distance and any other inconvenience all you have to do is to book down in farm and pay for cost of transportation then we do delivery.

Grass cutter raering for sale at an affordable price please note our prices ranges form 48, upward and we have 5 months old of age and 7 months old interested buyer should contact for more information on how to get them you can come down to the farm for inspection and we also do nation wide delivery thanks for your patronage. I am in Eastern country, Ebonyi.

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Pls, where can I buy the colonies, grass cutter to syart my farm. Thanks for this fantastic article. Kindly gives me information on where I can buy mature grass cutters in Nigeria. Preferably but not limited to the northern part of Nigeria. Your email address will not be published. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Tax Rate in Nigeria: Net Worth Don Jazzy: Please wer can i get grasscuther specie of grass cutter to buy, am based in makurdi.

Pls I need contact of where to buy grasscutter colonies and metal cages for then. I want to buy healthy and good specie of Grascutter where do I get it from. Please I need your contact.

Where I Lagos can I buy grasscutter for breeding. Where in Lagos can I buy grasscutter for breeding. Hi,you can reach me on Am staying Iba estate OJO lagos. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be grasscutted. Educative Posts Online University in Nigeria: How to Get on the Hot Seat?

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