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Chicken Dinner- Generating Grub (s)

Warning:  Disgusting factor on this post high.  Cute factor nil.  It’s about larvae.  For cute, click for chicks.

I had a hen die of natural causes.  349 more words

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5 Questions an Investor Should Ask Before Investing into a Insect Farm

Investing into the growing industry of high-scale insect farming that has undoubtedly high potential is a case of high risk / high reward. The high reward comes from the growing and unexploited markets and the high risk from the limited knowledge and the undeveloped market environment.  732 more words

Snakes, maggots and composting

Few months ago, I was part of a project that dealt with the issues of creative confidence, the fear associated with being creative and ways to overcome it. 574 more words

Composting

Black Soldier Flies as Recyclers of Waste and Possible Livestock Feed

By Harvey Black

If black soldier fly larvae could enter competitive eating contests, they would excel, especially when it comes to eating nasty stuff that we don’t want around or wouldn’t think of eating ourselves. 977 more words

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Maggots, Mills & Boon

 So what do composting maggots have to do with Mills & Boon ?

Maggots live and multiply in decaying wet food waste. When one rakes a half-composted bin with maggots in it, it is likely that they are huddled together underneath the surface, mostly at the base. 429 more words

Composting

Crickets Aren't the Superfood They're Cracked Up to Be

Bug-eating evangelists like to talk about how crickets are caloric magic, claiming the insects can transform table scraps into a crunchy, healthy protein. A new study debunks at least one aspect of what’s being touted everywhere as the food of the future.

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Which insect species to farm for human food?

Welcome to my third blog post! So far I have got almost 300 different visitors to my site, thank you all for reading and spreading the word. 847 more words