Mealworms (Tenebrio molitor) are a type of insect that are commonly used as a food source for reptiles, birds, and other animals. They are easy to raise and can be a sustainable alternative to traditional protein sources.

If you are interested in raising mealworms for Kienyeji taste, there are a few basic steps you can follow:

  1. Start with a container or enclosure to house the mealworms. This can be a plastic tub, aquarium, or any other type of container with a lid. Make sure there are enough holes in the lid for ventilation.
  2. Fill the container with a substrate, such as bran, oats, or cornmeal. This will provide the mealworms with a place to burrow and hide.
  3. Add some moisture to the substrate to keep it moist, but not wet. Mealworms need a humid environment to thrive.
  4. Add the mealworms to the container. You can purchase mealworms online or from a pet store.
  5. Provide the mealworms with a food source, such as vegetables, fruit, or commercial mealworm feed. Make sure to clean out any uneaten food or waste regularly to prevent the substrate from becoming too dirty.
  6. Monitor the temperature and humidity in the container to ensure that the mealworms are comfortable. They prefer a temperature of around 25-30°C (77-86°F) and a relative humidity of around 50-60%.

By following these steps, you should be able to successfully raise mealworms for Kienyeji taste. It is important to note that mealworms should be cooked before they are eaten to kill any potential parasites or bacteria.

6 Comments

  1. Hi I have read the steps but can’t quite follow. What help can you give me? My mail address is njokigatungo @gmail.com.
    Regards

  2. Do you have people doing it you can refer me to? My number is 0722651686

  3. where can i get meal worms

    Carolyne Kipkoech
    1. We do not have any farmer in Kenya doing meal worms in Kenya.

  4. I want to start poultry farming and looking at the most affordable feeds.Thought about worms. What are substrates?

    Ephantus Kibe

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