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Crane Fly Larvae as Snack

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mvp chix, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. mvp chix

    mvp chix New Egg

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    I have thousands of these in my compost bin. What do you think of drying them and feeding as snack to my hens, like mealworms?
     
  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I think they'd love them live as well. [​IMG]
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Drying them is a great option. After all, dried bugs have more protein than live bugs. [​IMG]
     
  4. mvp chix

    mvp chix New Egg

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    Thank you for the comments. i just didn;t want to feed anything harmful to my girls.
     

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