Dried Mealworms

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Yes, the early bird gets the worm. But with your help the latecomers will get their chance too. It’s just as well too – this is a healthy, nutritious snack filled with protein, making a mouthful of mealworms perfect for them to get through the leaner periods.

It’s not just New Zealand’s wild birds that love mealworms – finches, canaries and other smaller species of aviary bird also love a tasty snack. So too do pet reptiles love a dried worm to chew on.

  • Provide some protein power to your pets
  • A great source of natural vitamins, minerals and key nutrients
  • All natural feed great for wild birds looking to feed their young
  • Enjoyed by a range of aviary and wild birds

Ingredients: Dried mealworm. Nothing more, nothing less.

Analysis: Protein: 50%, fat 25%, fibre 8%, moisture 10%

FAQs

How many chickens should I get?

How many is too many? This somewhat depends on their roaming space, whether your coop can comfortably cater to them, and whether you can afford to look after them correctly. However before you start planning for a new (or bigger) flock it’s important to check the regulations with your local council. There are different rules for how many you are allowed (and other key details) depending on where you live.

What are the most important things to have in a chicken coop?

Your chooks will need dark nesting boxes, some solid perches for roosting and obviously somewhere to shelter from the elements. Chickens like to sleep close together so you don’t need to go over the top – something like 20cms of perch space will be enough. Nest boxes should be approximately 30 square cm.

How much should I feed each chicken?

For the average brown shaver (around 2kg) feed 120-130g of food each day. Extras, such as scraps or mealworms should be no more than 5-10g per day. For smaller heritage species, it's best to talk to a breeder.

Does any of your chicken feed contain extra hormones?

No it does not.

What kind of treats do chickens like?

They go crazy for mealworms! Scatter a few on the ground to encourage natural foraging behaviour. The high protein content also helps to boost egg productivity.

How often should I feed chickens treats?

Treats should make up, at most, 5-10% of their daily diet.

How long does chicken feed last when stored?

If stored correctly in a dry environment our feed should last approximately 4-5 months. Always check your feed for mould or bugs before feeding however.

Where do Topflite’s chicken feed ingredients come from?

Most of our ingredients are grown at our South Island farms, a lot of it harvested from the rich and fertile soils of our hometown, Ōamaru.

Does Topflite chicken feed contain ruminant protein?

The only product that contains ruminant protein is our Classic Layer Pellets. The protein content of our other feeds is vegetable based.

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