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meal worm beetles

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by captbridgers, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. captbridgers

    captbridgers Out Of The Brooder

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    I give up trying to raise meal worms... too much work...have 4 containers but still can't keep stages separated...smells like bottom of hen coop...Had 5000 worms...now have 5000 beetles...can I feed beetles to my girls? Thanks...my girls will thank you if answer is yes! captbridgers
     
  2. pamschaefer

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    Yes, you can feed the beetles. My girls love pecking for them in the coop. They don't go as crazy for them as meal worms, but definitely eat them up.
     
  3. captbridgers

    captbridgers Out Of The Brooder

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    On behalf of "the girls" Thank You!! cb
     

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