What Are Dried Mealworms?

Mealworms are the larvae of the darkling beetle. Much like a butterfly transforming from a caterpillar into a chrysalis and then turning into the butterfly itself, a darkling beetle egg grows into a mealworm, which then turns into a pupae before the darkling beetle emerges. Dried mealworms are simply these mealworms dried out by either freeze-drying or heating. So surprisingly, mealworms are not actually worms at all! 

Mealworms are used to feed a variety of different animals, from fish to hedgehogs, wild birds to pet poultry. It has often been said that using...

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What are Dried Silkworm Pupae?

Dried Silkworm Pupae are 100% natural, high protein treat that can be fed to a variety of animals including wild birds, poultry, hedgehogs, reptiles and fish. They are especially renowned for being beneficial in the growth and enhancements of Koi Carp. They also provide better slime coat protection to resist parasite and bacterial infections resulting in a better, bigger, healthier fish. If feeding to fish only feed when the water temperature is above 16°C.

As well as being naturally high in protein (around 52%) they also have high levels of...

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I first used these last year and the hedgehogs cleared the plates every night, I haven't started feeding yet this year but will start in April and expect the same outcome.


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