6/15/2015 3 Comments
Breeding and Raising Silkworms
One of the best feeders for Chameleons are Silkworms. They are soft, don't bite, and are very nutritious, but they are also one of the most expensive feeders for your chameleons.
One way to help save money is to raise your own silkworms. You can breed your own eggs or buy the eggs.
Can you find the 3 silkworms? Here are white eggs, with newly hatched silkworms ( the tiny black lines). They wiggle to the green mulberry leave chow for their food.
If you are going to breed your own eggs, you start with adult silkworms and allow them to convert into cocoons.
Here the silkworm spins it's cocoon inside cut up toilet rolls. You want to have a variety of silkworm types (white, striped, etc) and a group so hopefully you will have more females than males when they bloom into silkworm moths and mate. After mating, the female lays the eggs.
4/28/2017 08:11:17 pm
Need to know where silkworm farms are located in Sacramento, and where to exchange.
5/21/2017 03:06:23 pm
Raising silk worms who purchase the silk cocoons
2/24/2021 05:08:33 pm
Appreciate the time you took to write this
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