Breeding Mealworms

Breeding and raising mealworms at home is a relatively easy process. They make excellent food for many animals including both caged and wild birds, chickens, turkeys, frogs, toads, lizards, mice, rats, bats, turtles, geckos, salamanders, newts and more. They are one of the best live baits that you can use...

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Ant Farms

Everyone has probably captured some ants, put them in a jar filled with dirt and waited to see what would happen. You weren’t quite sure what to feed them or how to care for them, and they probably all perished within a few short days. Today, ant farm kits are...

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Breeding Roaches

Yes, most people find roaches repulsive! But if your pet lizards, geckos, frogs, tarantulas, scorpions and other animal friends enjoy them, breeding roaches at home makes perfect sense. They are very high in protein and low in fat, making them a healthy meal for your pet. They don’t stink or...

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Breeding Crickets

Whether you need to feed your reptiles or amphibians, are tired of buying fish bait or want to start your own business, cricket breeding at home is the perfect solution. There is actually a shortage of crickets in the wild. Gone are the days that you had to go outside...

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Butterfly Breeding

Butterfly breeding can be a very enjoyable hobby. Children especially love to watch the transformation from caterpillars to butterflies. It is quite fascinating to watch the ova become larvae, the larvae to become caterpillars, the caterpillars to encase themselves in their cocoons and finally emerge as butterflies. Breeding butterflies at...

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Why Breeding Insects For Research Is A Great Practice

Because of rising laboratory costs and because they are relatively easy to maintain, insects are bred for many different fields of research. Since they have short life spans, the time to complete experiments is reduced. Being that insects have complex nervous, reproductive, respiratory and digestive systems, breeding insects for research...

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