Anyone feeding only BSF larvea and letting the chickens free range?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by RichnSteph, Aug 20, 2014.

  1. RichnSteph

    RichnSteph Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I can produce enough BSF larvae to feed our small flock will the chickens be ok with that and free ranging? I know it sounds a little far fetched but I think I can produce >3lbs of larvae a day, if each laying hen needs approx. 1/4lb per day of feed then I can easily feed 12 chickens and let them supplement with whatever they find while "out on the range". Our flock isn't 12 chickens yet...... but chicken math may make it that way.

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