Can you breed bugs for chickens?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChickenClaire, Sep 7, 2013.

  1. ChickenClaire

    ChickenClaire Out Of The Brooder

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    I was wondering whether you could breed crickets or mealworms for chickens. Mealworms and crickets are expensive and for $5 you only get a handful. So I was thinking, maybe if you bought a cup and waited until they matured, would they breed?
    Thanks!!
     
  2. Veer67

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  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]lots of people raise meal worms and I think some do with crickets
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] there are lots of threads regarding raising mealworms on this site, just type in "mealworms" in the search box. Good luck to you.
     

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