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Mill worms

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by glenda, Aug 28, 2008.

  1. glenda

    glenda Out Of The Brooder

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    can anyone help me find a supply of mill worms for ducks,chicken ,tortoise.I need to find someone who has and sell Mill worms ASAP thanks ya'll
     
  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    mill worms?...do you mean mealworms?...if you mean meal worms most pet stores carry them...I pay 10$ for 100
     
  3. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Wow. I must be getting ripped off. I have been selling locally for 50/$1

    Anyways, my original stock came from http://www.wormman.com
    They ship quickly and safely. I found their prices very reasonable. 1,000 worms shipped is $15.98.

    Matt
     
  4. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    hey matt will you ship?...lol
     
  5. glenda

    glenda Out Of The Brooder

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    Matt, will you sell me some the wormman site is out of worms and tell me please how do I take care of them so they reproduce and keep making more mealworms thanks Glenda
     
  6. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Set a sack of feed on some damp concrete. Collect resulting beetles and larvae in a few weeks. Fast, free mealworms. I end up with mealworms every year without trying. [​IMG]
     
  7. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    Many suppliers are out of mealworms now because of a virus that developed in the largest supplier's stock. Soon you can buy them again from most suppliers by the thousands for a few dollars + shipping.

    I just now ordered 5,000 medium size from Grubco for $20.00 http://grubco.com/

    See
    http://www.ciar.org/feedercharts/insect.html for a list of all suppliers.

    I especially like Reptilefood.com, but they're out now:
    http://www.reptilefood.com/reptilef...t_id=2&shpid=3GA0DB73KUKM8LAHS2BB8KVRX6V3D71A

    Or you can raise your own by the millions:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=74575
     
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2008
  8. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:sorry my pricing was off on that one...I feed my chickens and reptiles superworms...they are like really BIG mealworms so the price I listed was for supers worms not meal worms
     

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