mealworms vs waxworms please give me some input

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by birdman55, Dec 8, 2014.

  1. birdman55

    birdman55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    was wondering if there is a difference in why people are talking about mealworms compared to waxworms...protein wise...such like that i know that mealworms are bigger...any comments would be greatly appreciated....check out my forum below
     
  2. simply blessed

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    If I remember correctly waxworks have only slightly less protein than mealworms, but I don't use them for a different reason. One of the favored places for the eggs to be laid is in beehives. Since I also have bees, I just don't want to chance it! Can really harm a hive if even a couple escaped and matured! Mealworms, no problems and breed easily too.
     
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    birdman55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks
     

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