6. It is necessary to clean the tables where the snails are daily to prevent the spread of infections. To do this, the dead snails must be removed from the tables to a bucket and taken out. If there are a lot of dead snails, they should be sent to a laboratory for analysis (for example, to the State Food and Consumer Service) to find out if they have died from an infection. Mortality of the breeding stock at a level of 2-5% is allowed.
A dead snail can be recognized by its empty shell and its pungent odor. If it is established that the cause of the plague (death) of the snail is an infection, it is necessary to add anti-disease drugs to the food (for example, the French bio-agent Pyretere, there is also a drug called Urlecon). You can also add St. John's wort, chamomile to the feed.
During fattening of the breeder a general cleaning of the nursery is done once a week. The room, floor, tables, all screens on racks are thoroughly washed, tables are pushed away from corners lest there remain any faeces and dirt on them.
A week after waking up, it is necessary to send the snail for analysis to the State Food and Consumer Service to detect infections: to see if they are sick and whether they can carry healthy eggs.