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Meal Worms: Buying vs Farming

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ComfortChickens, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. ComfortChickens

    ComfortChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I recently started looking into creating a meal worm farm since my girls love them so much. Just looking for opinions on if it is worth it financially and time wise to do this or if I should just keep buying them Thanks much!
     
  2. americana-lover

    americana-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have a lot of chickens, like maybe 30 or more, I would think it would be better for you to start your own mealworm farm, than buying them in packages. But if you only have a few chickens, I dont think its worth your time and money to start raising mealworms.
     
  3. ComfortChickens

    ComfortChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, thank you for the advice! I can definitely see what you mean and right now I don't have that many chickens. I'm thinking I may want to hold off on creating a farm since right now it's not too expensive to buy worms for my girls. Thanks again!
     

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