24. Cockroach Farming
Cockroaches are pests that haunt many households. They go around spreading diseases like typhoid, cholera; and should be exterminated at the earliest. Strangely, some don’t share the same sentiment in this country.
Cockroach farming is a lucrative business that exists in China. It started as an experiment to deal with food waste and eventually mushrooming into a legitimate industry.
These bugs are highly demanded in the pharmaceutical industry for their alleged medicinal properties, while ground-up cockroaches are used as fodder mix for chickens, pigs, ducks, and goats as they are a rich source of nutrients and proteins.