Breeding Crickets

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by TinkleTurkey, May 25, 2011.

  1. TinkleTurkey

    TinkleTurkey Songster

    Apr 7, 2010
    Ok I've done some extensive googling to learn how to breed crickets, I have my first breeders set up but they arent quite mature yet.

    I have a few questions, hopefully someone here has raised them and can answer for me! Also, additional tips are welcome from someone who has experience with this.

    I've heard totally conflicting information in regard to how many eggs they lay - one source said 100, another said 500... Um! huh??
    Also, do they lay only one batch of eggs and then die, or can you breed the same adults multiple times?
    Can pet store crickets interbreed with the little black ones I find all over the house?

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