How many dried mealworms should I buy?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by collingwood, Jan 27, 2015.

  1. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi! I have three chickens and a rooster and seven ducks and a drake! On the website I'm buying my mealworms from I have a choice of


    2500 Dried mealworms


    12500 Dried mealworms


    25000 Dried mealworms


    250000 Dried mealworms


    Which one should I get?
     
  2. growsaposy

    growsaposy Out Of The Brooder

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    It depends how often you want to give them treats!
    I have 6 hens, they are all crazy over these things.
    I will give a small handful a day, or more if I am using them for training(like follow me, get in cage, stuff like that)
    They have quite a bit of protein, and all chickens like bugs. Maybe sprinkle a cup or so
    among them a day. It's entirely up to you. They are kind of expensive!!
    Good luck in Bali, hope the Komodo Dragons won't eat your chickens, haha. Enjoy your new home.
    Barb (aka growsaposy)
     
  3. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks!
     

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