Here is our list of the 9 most profitable reptiles, pets and farm animals to breed in America.
America is an animal-loving country. Most homes have one pet, if not more. Some of the most common pets include dogs, cats, rodents and fish. But it is interesting to note, that the popularity of more exotic and unorthodox pets— such as ferrets, lizards, cows, and jellyfish— is definitely on the rise. The moral of the story is, the demand for pets in America is not going to diminish anytime soon. This provides a booming industry for animal breeders. If you are a responsible and caring person, with a knack for being clean and meticulous, and you have the money and space required, animal breeding may be your ideal career. But which animals can be sold for the highest dollar amount?
In order to make our list, we compiled several online lists of popular animals from various stores like Backwater Reptiles, Pet360, and St. Joseph Hoeve Wagyu Farm, that have expensive price tags. The animals that made it to our list were the most popular, as well as the most expensive. You may also want to look into our 7 easiest farm animals to raise for profit.
Here is our list of 9 most profitable reptiles, pets and farm animals to breed in America.
If properly cared for, iguanas can have a lifespan of up to 20 years. It is imperative to keep their habitats clean and relatively consistent, as iguanas can be very sensitive to change. In breeding iguanas, you should prepare an egg box with a proper mixture of soil, sand, and water. A green iguana costs about $15, while a more exotic rhinoceros iguana costs about $500.