My whole yard is full of the creatures. However it isn't safe to free range my girls in any part of the yard other than where they are. Tractors are out of the question until i can afford to build a fence on that side of the house...loose dogs are everywhere. So...my kids are excellent grasshopper catchers (if I do say so myself). What i w as thinking is letting them catch as many as they can and housing the hoppers in an aquarium with a screen type top. Would it be feasible to house, reproduce and use these hoppers to feed my girls for treats? They do eat the ones that are unlucky enough to mosey into their run. I mean as far as for treats during the winter.