Mealworm as bad as hatching

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by BJ37, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. BJ37

    BJ37 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think I spend as much time, if not more, with the mealworms than I did with the incubator. More action and daily activities that one can see. ----- My "Q". Did I wait too long and loose a lot of the pupa to hungry larva? Yesterday I saw several pupa laying on top, and so today went out to separate them into their own container. Could not find one on top. Were they eaten? ---- I brushed about a 1/4 inch off the top and started finding several. Are these the ones I saw yesterday, or some that were always down there? Yes, as you can tell, this is my first experience with these critters.
     
  2. MelissaTXRn

    MelissaTXRn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They settle down into bedding. Also, did you see new beetles? They may have changed and are mobile now.
     
  3. BJ37

    BJ37 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks C.C. Nope, no beetles. I watch everything quite close, and as I would guess, the beetles have a couple of weeks yet before they will emerge. (Give or take a few days)
     

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