*Click On Your Choice of Crustacean Above For Packages & Pricing*
CRAWFISH BREEDING COLONIES
We offer two kinds of crawfish breeding colonies: the Australian Redclaw Crayfish (pictured above) and the Louisiana Crawfish. To learn more about each type of breeding colony, and to see packages and pricing, click on the links above. Each colony consists of four females and one male that are ready to reproduce.
Whether you are interested in raising crawfish for personal consumption of for profit, starting with a mature breeding colony will allow you to achieve your goals with a faster return on your investment. Crawfish usually take between three and 12 months to become sexually mature. In their natural habitat, they typically breed in the fall and, sometimes, in the spring as well, yielding between one and three spawns per year. In a controlled hatchery, crawfish can reproduce continually throughout the year.
Depending on the species of crawfish you purchase, each spawn could produce between 100 and 1,000 eggs. Australian Redclaw Crayfish average 100 to 1,000 and Louisiana Crawfish average 100 to 500. For more information on breeding colonies, click HERE.
- To learn more about Australian Redclaw Breeding Colonies, or to purchase them, click HERE.
- To learn more about Louisiana Crayfish Breeding Colonies, or to purchase them, click HERE.
* In the state of Florida, you must have a Florida Aquaculture License to own Australian Redclaw Crayfish. Before embarking on your new venture, please check with your own state and local laws concerning aquaculture.
or Crawfish - Which is Correct?
People often wonder whether the term "crayfish" or
"crawfish" is correct. The answer? They are both correct! Crayfish are
freshwater crustaceans resembling small lobsters. They are also known as
crawfish, crawdads, freshwater lobsters, mountain lobsters, mudbugs, or