Mealworm Pricing

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by JeniferFlores, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. JeniferFlores

    JeniferFlores Out Of The Brooder

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    I went to my local pet store to price mealtimes today amd they were 4.79 for 50!!! Thanks, but no thanks!
     
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  3. JeniferFlores

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  4. sueblack

    sueblack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got ours from Topflight Mealworms and were very happy with them, howeve just got an email from them today saying they were taking some time off to do a major expansion. Hope I got that right. my son is selling some right now. 2,000 for $24.95 or 3,000 for $31.95. You can pm me or email him @ [email protected]. Regardless where you get them Backyard Chickens can provide you with great information on raising mealies. I'd be happy to help as well.
     
  5. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I actually pay more at my local pet store [​IMG]
     
  6. JeniferFlores

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    I just couldn't bring myself to do it knowing there was better options! Only thing is I like things right then and there or I'll procrastinate and never get it done. So guess what I still haven't started! Hahaha
     
  7. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    Yeah, I got my first 100 at the local aquarium shop for $8. In fact, the clerk winced when she told me the price. So I saved back a bunch after I fed some to a sick hen, and began my own worm farm. Heck, the little buggers multiply like crazy without my having to do much more than keep them in enough wheat bran and carrots for them to do their thing.

    I can't believe people pay that much money for them.
     
  8. KuroKitsune

    KuroKitsune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have reptiles that eat mealworms so i just buy an extra 1000 or so for the chickens.....buy them from www.reptilefood.com
     
  9. Azure Acres

    Azure Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Grubco.com is where I have ordered for 7-8 years. 1000 worms is around $14 shipped.
     
  10. JeniferFlores

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    I finally ordered my worms from phatjackfarms.com for 6.99 &6.00 shipping for 1000. I got them in 2 days! How fast will they turn into beetles?
     

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