Wormies – Dried Mealworms 100g
A tasty treat and protein boost to help keep your backyard chickens healthy and strong. Insect-eating wild birds and lizards also enjoy eating them.
- A tasty treat for poultry and insect-eating wild birds and lizards
- High in protein, fat, minerals, vitamins and amino acids
A tasty treat for poultry and wild birds
Peters Wormies are a tasty treat enjoyed by all breeds of backyard chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys, plus insect-eating wild birds and lizards. Certain species of pet fish such as Koi Carp may also enjoy them as a treat.
High in protein, fat, minerals, vitamins and amino acids
Chickens and poultry love to eat dried mealworms, which are rich in protein, fat, minerals, vitamins and amino acids.
Protein is an essential part of a chicken’s diet. It can help young chickens grow and stay healthy and strong. Peters Wormies may also help to boost your chickens’ protein intake, particularly during moulting season.
Wild birds and poultry will love the delicious taste of Peters Wormies a special treat for your feathered friends. Feed Peters Wormies as a treat or as a high protein supplement to the main diet.
Weight: 100g pack
Also available in a 40g pack
Ingredient: Dried mealworms (the larvae of Tenebrio molitor beetles)
- Crude Protein (min) 50.0%
- Crude Fat (min) 25.0%
- Crude Fibre (max) 6.0%
Where to buy: Available at selected Coles supermarkets
How to feed your pet chickens Peters Wormies:
As dried mealworms are a rich source of protein and nutrients, just a small handful of mealworms (around 10 per chicken) is enough to provide a protein boost.
Feed your chickens by placing the mealworms in a feeder in the hen house or sprinkle them on the grass for your hens to peck. You can also try hand feeding them to your favourite feathered friends. Provide fresh water to aid digestion.
How to feed wild birds Peters Wormies:
For wild birds, simply place the mealworms in a bird feeder in the garden.
How to feed insect eating reptiles Peters Wormies:
Insect-eating reptiles such as the bearded dragon, blue tongued lizard and the stumpy tailed lizard enjoy snacking on Wormies.
Feeding tip: add a drop of vegetable oil to the Wormies prior to feeding. The oil makes the insects shimmer and appear to move which will attract your pet. Provide fresh water to aid digestion.
How to feed fish Peters Wormies:
Certain species of fish such as Koi Carp may enjoy Wormies as a treat. Sprinkle whole or break the Wormies into smaller pieces.