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Where to buy live mealworms

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Narario1982, Nov 9, 2016.

  1. Narario1982

    Narario1982 New Egg

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    I want to start raising mealworms for my chickens. I tried buying darkling beetles but unfortunately cannot get them shipped to Florida.
    Does anyone have a reputable online source for mealworms? I have been reading a lot of bad reviews of diseased mealworms or people receiving worms mixed with other worms.
     
  2. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    My local commercially-raised insect supplier.

    http://www.birds-i-view.biz/


    Another I have purchased insects in bulk from. Very close to where I went to school.

    http://timberlinefresh.com/

    I have had meal worm health issues in the past. Cause of loss not known and can occur from any supplier. It may be a transportation issue.
     
  3. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Most of the big pet store chains have them in large quantities online.
    That would be places like Petco and PetSmart.
     
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2016

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