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Bug Picture - can they eat lots of these?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by SB Austex, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. SB Austex

    SB Austex In the Brooder

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    I have a ton of these in my open air compost pile. I found this photo on line identifying as black soldier fly larvae. So -- how many of these can my 6-8 week old chicks eat, if any?
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    Bear Foot Farm Crowing

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  3. sfchixn

    sfchixn In the Brooder

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    Yep, black soldier fly larvae (maggots). Yes, great for chickens. Look for posts on Biopod here.
     

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