Where do you get mealworms??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by INchickens, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. INchickens

    INchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been reading the posts about feeding mealworms....but where do you get them??
     
  2. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    *most pet stores esp. Those that have fish for sale and reptiles will have live mealworms, crickets, etc. Usually you have to ASK for them because they keep them in the stock/storage rooms, so as not to freak out the bug phobic, I think.
     
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  3. Rte.66_chicks

    Rte.66_chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wal-Mart, in the fishing dept, and any good pet store. I raise my own.
     
  4. stilwellchick

    stilwellchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can get them at most large pet stores but they cost more there. You can order them online and raise your own too.
     
  5. Red

    Red Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pet shops, and they sell them in garden centres at the wildlife sections...
     
  6. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    palabeco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bait shops sell them too
     
  8. amystours

    amystours Chillin' With My Peeps

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    PetSmart has them. Ask for them in the fish department, they keep them in the fridge in the back.

    I'm pretty sure that to raise them yourself, you would leave them OUT of the fridge, and then they will turn into some sort of beetle looking thing, and then reproduce. Don't know for sure, I've never done it. Worms of any type wig me out. I feed my chicks mealworms and my Bearded Dragon Superworms, but I use hemostats to grab them. Ick.
     
  9. INchickens

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    ok... thanks for the help. I found some yesterday....and my chickies were quite happy with the treat!
     

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