Dried Mealworms

Dried Mealworms
Dried Mealworms
Suitable for bird tables Suitable for ground feeding Suitable for seed feeders
£4.00 In Stock

Dried Mealworms are readily taken by a wide variety of birds, particularly insect eating birds, and are a firm favourite of Robins!

Mealworms are the larval stage of the mealworm beetle (Tenebrio Molitor) which is a species of the Darkling Beetle. They are a high protein food source; protein is essential for helping birds through their moult in late summer which can last up to five weeks.

Live mealworms can be very expensive so dried mealworms are a cheaper and much cleaner alternative to provide without losing any of the nutritional content.

Dried mealworms can be rehydrated prior to feeding by soaking in warm water to provide the birds with additional moisture; this is particularly helpful during spring as the added moisture makes the mealworms easier for young birds to swallow. When natural insect supplies are low, particularly in winter, birds will turn to gardens for an alternative food source.

Also loved by Chickens and Hedgehogs!

Feeder Style:

Ground, Bird Table, Mealworm Hanging Feeder

Suitable for all year round feeding.

Enjoyed By:

Blackbird, Blue Tit (although prefers live Mealworms), Coal Tit, Collared Dove, Dunnock (although prefers live), Fieldfare, Great Tit, House Martin, House Sparrow, Linnet, Long Tailed Tit, Magpie, Mistle Thrush, Pied Wagtail, Red Wing, Robin, Rook, Skylark, Song Thrush, Spotted Flycatcher, Starling, Stonechat, Tree Creeper, Wren

Size £/kg Price * Saving
200g £20.00 4.00 £0.00
200g £20.00 4.00 £0.00
500g £14.98 7.49 £2.51
500g £14.98 7.49 £2.51
1kg £12.00 12.00 £8.00
1kg £12.00 12.00 £8.00
2.25kg £10.67 24.00 £20.99
2.25kg £10.67 24.00 £20.99
5kg £8.00 40.00 £60.00
5kg £8.00 40.00 £60.00
12.55kg £6.37 79.95 £171.06
12.55kg £6.37 79.95 £171.06

* Savings are based on the first row being the base £/kg price

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