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Bird Watching: Need advice on raising mealworms, please

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Thayer, MO
(Zone 6a)

June 18, 2012
9:08 PM

Post #9171032

I have been raising mealworms for a few years, though I still have to supplement with purchased worms. I would really like to have more control over egg laying times and worm production. I always seem to have worms, pupae, and beetles (kept separated) at the same time. Has anyone ever tried refrigerating the pupae in order to delay beetle production? Or if anyone knows of a better site for me to find info, I would appreciate it. I tried Sialis with no luck. Thanks so much!!
Marlton, NJ

June 19, 2012
4:04 PM

Post #9171936

Hi Mima, I don't know anything about raising mealworms but here are some links.

Hope there is something here that can help.

Thayer, MO
(Zone 6a)

June 19, 2012
6:34 PM

Post #9172121

Thanks so much, Pelle. You're a sweetheart!

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