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culturing black soldier flies

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by centrarchid, Sep 14, 2010.

  1. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Anyone culturing black soldier flies in any quantity? They appear to be an good alternative to mealworm larvae as a live treat.
     
  2. Pet Duck Boy

    Pet Duck Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2009
    Orlando, FL
    I just started too, I'm trying to mix up what my girls eat. After 6 days I have several egg masses, and I'm pretty sure I saw a couple small BSF larvae. Wet chicken mash sitting in the sun for 2 weeks works great, I get around a dozen adults a day. Only half they eggs though.
     

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