Where can I get mealworms?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Gypsi, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. Gypsi

    Gypsi Chillin' With My Peeps

    My local feed store can't seem to get them, and I think my production reds want me to start a mealworm farm so they will lay good strong eggs...

    (inexpensively would be preferred)

    Thank you,

    Gypsi
     
  2. Clay Mudd

    Clay Mudd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got some last month from these guys: http://www.southernbaitworms.com/ and have been happy with the purchase so far. There are a lot fo suppliers though, so if you do a search here or on Google you'll have quite a few choices.
     
  3. ScottyHOMEy

    ScottyHOMEy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    About any pet store.

    Ever tried to catch a cricket? I'll get my ladies some crickets now and then at the pet store. I don't believe any of them ever hit the ground.

    Mealworms and the meal they're in, they can peck for a good bit, making sure they haven't missed any.
     
  4. jeepguy982001

    jeepguy982001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any bait and tackle store even wal-mart usually has them but they usually only come in like 2 dozen so if u want volume prob better off finding a online distributer and some people raise them on here so maybe they could help you if u wanted to go that route.
     
  5. Kassaundra

    Kassaundra Sonic screwdrivers are cool!

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  6. ll

    ll Chillin' With My Peeps

    I found a large container of freeze dried mealworms in Lowe's .. in the wild bird feeding aisle.
     
  7. bloom_ss

    bloom_ss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I actually just bought mine at Petco today. You can order them online from Petco also. [​IMG]
     
  8. binders

    binders Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can get them from people here (listed on the mealworm farming thread) and also off ebay, the web, pet stores, and bait shops. I recently got 2000 off ebay and have been really happy with them.
     
  9. Gypsi

    Gypsi Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think I'm going to get them from the byc member listed on the mealworm thread. No luck locally, for some reason, we have a mealworm dearth in Texas pet stores (the ones I've checked anyway)

    Thank you!
     
  10. krissteff

    krissteff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lowe's by the bird seed. Much better deal than I've seen at any pet store.
     

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