9.98Kg (22LB) Chubby Dried Black Soldier Fly Larvae
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22lb Chubby Dried Calci Worms
Chubby Dried CalciWorms are comparable to dried mealworms but have a much higher nutritional value. They have 23 to 61 times more calcium than other commonly fed feeder insects and naturally feature a well balanced calcium-phosphorus ratio. Research has shown that natural feed with balanced Ca:P ratios increases animal health and contributes to stronger bones and shiny feathers
Calcium is especially important for laying birds such as chickens. Lack of calcium can result in poor laying, soft shells and can cause behaviour problems such as egg eating as the chicken tries to recoup the much needed calcium. Feeding the Calci worms as a treat is an excellent way to increase these vital nutrients and we can assure you, they will soon become a favourite!
Calci –worms are in fact the larvae of the Black Soldier Fly (Hermetia illucens). Despite carrying a somewhat aggressive sounding name, it is harmless and cannot bite. During its larva phase, which lasts a few weeks, it feeds off various kinds of organic material, converting this to proteins. The adult fly is able to entirely live off the nutritional reserves it had built up as a larva. This is why Dried CalciWorms have such a high nutritional value. Our Dried CalciWorms are 100% natural and farmed under GMP (good manufacturing practice) conditions.
A whole variety of animals love the natural goodness in all our 'Chubby' products including wild birds, reptiles, fish, hedgehogs, budgies, sugar gliders and many more. Although you can buy live calci worms, dried calci worms are just as good with the added benefit of easy and long lasting storage. Dried Calci Worms are also a lot better for anyone that is squeamish!
Here at Chubby Mealworms we work closely with our trusted suppliers to ensure that our dried mealworms are of the highest quality. As a team, our aim is to provide 100% customer satisfaction which is why we are the number one supplier of dried mealworms. If you want to learn more about where we source our mealworms read here.
22lb of Chubby Dried Mealworms come packed in 2x 11lb and Clear plastic re-sealable bags.
Remember that the bigger the pack of dried mealworms you purchase the cheaper the price per lb becomes.
Protein 38%, Fat 37%, Calcium 0.55%, Phosphorus 5%
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My wild birds, skunk, raccoons & possum are thoroughly enjoying the dried black soldier fly larvae for when they are done there is not a larvae to be found. In fact sometimes I have to put out a second helping. I decided to buy these instead of the regular mealworms due to higher protein and calcium. I am very happy with the very fast & free shipping plus the points system is great as I had enough points for a $30 gift card. I will definitely continue buying from Chubby Mealworms Canada & highly recommend them