Hooray for mealworms!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by JENx, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. JENx

    JENx Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm raising mealworms and they are starting to pupate! I've made it to the first stage! I've read the threads but i'm still unsure if to seperate them. I'd like to leave the whole life cycle in one container if possible. I only have 3 chickens so i have a small set up!
     
  2. sillybirds

    sillybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your first pupae. In a week or two you should see your first beetles. You can try keeping them all together. It'd be easier that way. You may lose a few to cannibalism, but there will probably be so many it won't matter that much.
     
  3. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    When I had them I kept them all together in a big tote box.No major issues with keeping them together.My mistake was mold taking hold.
     

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