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Mealworm Growth Rates - Does Higher Protein Help?

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Does higher protein equal faster growth of mealworms?   I decided to do a little experiment with my mealworm farm. They were taking much longer to go from hatch to large then I thought they should have.  In some case it was taking almost 8 months when other people farming mealworms were going from hatch to large in 3 months. I don’t like to sell my mealworms when they are medium size. I like to sell them when they are as large as possible so my customers get a good value for their money.. I keep my colony at 75-80...

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Why Buy Mealworms Online.

Why buy mealworms online instead of in a large store like Petco?    First I assume you want to buy mealworms to feed your pet chickens, hedgehogs reptiles or other exotic pets.   People buy mealworms to supplement their animals diet or just as treats.  No matter what your using them for you want the very best nutrition you can buy for your animals.      Mealworms sold in big chain stores like Petco have no quaility control in place.     There is no way for you to know where those mealworms were raised, what they were fed or under what conditions.   ...

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Insect oil from mealworms in salad dressing.

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Insect oil from mealworms in salad dressing.

Video Highlights:00:01 These insects could end up in your salad.00:18 The process.00:43 Mealworms and insects are a great source of proteinInsects like mealworms could end up in your salad. But you might actually want them there. They are being turned into oil that’s rich in Omega -3. It’s a simple process. First you place the insects into water. Then you blend them up. Next you separate the oil in a tube. The oil rises to the top. The oil can then be used to make a dressing for a salad.Insects like mealworms are a great source of protein and are...

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Mealworms to be the next food fad?

Superfood or super ew? Hong Kong-based startup wants mealworms to become the next health food fad. Put down the quinoa and step away from the dinosaur kale - this Hong Kong startup wants the next health food craze to be mealworms. Katharina Unger, founder of "fashionable mealworm harvesting startup" Livin Farms, wants to change the perception of mealworms as food fit only for your pets (fun fact: hedgehogs love them) through The Hive, a tabletop mealworm farm where the strong-stomached can watch their own food mature, become attached, then slaughter it... but on a microcosmic scale. Unger and fellow creepy crawly enthusiast Julia...

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Welcome To Gold Country Mealworms

Well we finally did it.  After 10 years of raising mealworms for our wildlife rehab work we have opened our mealworm farm at Gold Country Mealworms up to the public.   Members of the public can now purchase our mealworms directly from our online store, Ebay and Amazon.  It has taken lots of time and hard work to get to this point.  Mealowrms are slow growers and in order to sell them outside of our small group we needed to have millions in stock.  This would give us the stock needed to continue to grow the colony and enough on hand...

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