Heard of Phoenix worms??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by egglady, Nov 24, 2007.

  1. egglady

    egglady In the Brooder

    Nov 24, 2007
    Southcentral PA
    I'm going to start raising mealworms to supplement my chicken feed, as an additional protein source. As I was researching on the internet, I came across something called the Phoenix worm, which is used as reptile food. They are the larvae of the Black Soldier fly. They are supposed to be high in calcium, so I thought maybe it would be good for the chickens also.

    Does anyone out there have any experience with feeding Phoenix worms to chickens?
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Haven't heard of them and thus don't feed them, but as long as they are "clean" and raised for reptiles like, go for it.

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