Friday, May 17, 2013

DIY: More on Raising Mealworms


by Rebecca Nickols from
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Feeding the birds by offering a variety of birdseed in an assortment of feeders is how you get those up-close views of the birds we enjoy. Mealworms are popular among bird-feeding enthusiasts as a way to attract many insect-eating birds that are not usually attracted to birdseed. Bluebirds are particularly fond of mealworms, but so are wrens, robins, jays, sparrows, cardinals, woodpeckers, nuthatches, titmice and chickadees.

And among chicken enthusiasts, mealworms are rated as the top choice in chicken treats!