Best bugs for chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by FunkyFaith, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. FunkyFaith

    FunkyFaith Out Of The Brooder

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    Its winter time and not as many bugs about for my chickens to eat. I am wanting to start farming some bugs, not to feed all the time but just to scatter a few around for them to find. So what would be the best type of bugs or worms to give as small treats to them?
     
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  2. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A lot of people farm meal worms. I will find the thread.
     
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    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. FunkyFaith

    FunkyFaith Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, Yesterday i bought quiet a few mealworms and super worms. I thought i had just gotten mealworms but i accidentally bought super worms as well. I will try to breed the super worms although I've heard that they are tricky to breed. The mealworms however i believe should be fine, i will be using the 3 drawer method.
     

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