Advice 1: How to make an ant farm

Ant farm is a great gift for naturalists and nature lovers. In addition to monitoring farm promotes relaxation and stress reduction, this will also allow to study the behavior and lifestyle of the ants. An ant farm can be purchased, but such purchase will be costly. To save money do you get if you make a ant farm with their hands.
How to make an ant farm
Instruction
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For a start buy in a pet store aquarium. It needs to be small (twenty centimeters in height) and narrow (length to width ratio should be approximately ten to one).
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If the aquarium is not selling or you want to save money, take a sheet of glass, a knife for cutting the glass surfaces and silicone adhesive. Drawing on the sheet the outlines of the parts of the aquarium, cut glass pieces of desired size and glue them together. Then when the glue dries, carefully cut the protruding pieces of silicone. Aquarium ready.
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Place in aquarium white sand or a special gel for ant farms. Of course, the gel will have to pay, however, its use has several advantages. In addition to that ant farm filled with a bluish transparent gel, will look more aesthetically pleasing, the issue of food the ants will be resolved in the gel contains the nutrients necessary for the ants for a full life.
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When an ant farm is ready, take a young uterus, ready for oviposition, and some ants, workers, and place them inside. The ants do not run, cover the tank with lid, but do not forget to remove it at least once a day, otherwise the animals will suffocate.
Note
You can start an ant farm and without a uterus, restricting only the ants-workers, but this colony will last a few months.
Useful advice
Ant Queen, ready to eggs can be found near ant hills in early autumn, when mating between males and females has already occurred.
You can also buy the uterus from professional breeders.

Advice 2: How to run the farm

Own farm is a good way to start their own business for residents of villages and suburbs. And the citizen can engage in the conduct of the business, generating a good income with the right actions. In addition, creating a farm, you can help people who prefer natural products without harmful additives. After all, not everyone can satisfy their need with the products offered in supermarkets.
How to run the farm
Instruction
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Register SP. Any farm, even a small family, whose products will be exhibited for sale is the tool of entrepreneurship. During the occupation, the purpose of which is recovery of benefits, you must pay taxes to the state. For the implementation of such activities should be compulsory registration. You can, of course, to consider other forms of business registration, but for small family farms would be the easiest way to work with sole proprietorship.
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Select the type of farm. This is one of the determinants in the creation of the farm. First, you need to determine the ambitions of your farm. Whether you are producing agricultural products for themselves and their neighbors is either going to work on a large scale.Another issue that we need to decide for yourself, your farm will specialize in a single activity (the cultivation of wheat, potatoes, pigs, chickens, dairy cows), or there will be a little bit of everything. If choose farm specialist, then you need to decide what you will be able to better grow in your area, what crops and what animals. In General, you need to come from the General to the specific and on this basis to plan their future farm activities.
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Make a business plan. Whatever type of farm you choose, you definitely need to plan. To calculate the possibilities, to see if you get any benefits from the state, loans from banks. It is also important to determine the payback period idea to not have your efforts wasted.
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Weigh all the risks. You have to understand that the cost of large-scale farm would be significant (10-20 million rubles), to sell directly will be hard, if you have no connections in this area (due to the presence of large number of intermediaries), and the wholesalers will buy your goods cheap.If you plan to have the farm for its own security and the sale of goods to neighbors, friends and acquaintances, it is not necessary in this case to dream about some significant profits.
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Begin to act. If you do decide to start his farm, got the IP, wrote the business plan, then you need to proceed to concrete action. Buy or rent land, stock, grain, build, or purchase ready-made space for storage. If you grow cattle, you need to buy the necessary equipment, as well as the animals themselves. Don't forget about the wage workers who will need to be issued in accordance with the law. Farming – occupation is hard, and success awaits you only in the case where such business you have is the soul. For the purposes of their own gain you can choose where easier ways of entrepreneurship.
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