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Reptiles Grow Bigger On Diet Of Black Solider Fly

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Reptiles Grow Bigger On Diet Of Black Solider Fly

How reptiles grow bigger on a diet of black solider fly Introduction Reptiles make amazing pets no matter if you’re an adult or a child, which is why they’re so popular. A huge reason why reptiles are popular pets is that they’re easy to care for. Unlike dogs and cats, they don’t shed, enjoy living in their terrarium and are easy to feed. But like many other pets, there are certain requirements for having pet reptiles. You have to set up their terrarium with the right temperature and living environment, as well as feed them according to their required dietary...

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Edible Insects Market and Future Prospects

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Edible Insects Market and Future Prospects

                                       Edible Insects Market and Future Prospects Increasing world population pressure will create serious problem of food security in coming future. Entomophagy is the consumption of insects by humans, is practiced in many countries around the world but predominantly in parts of Asia, Africa and Latin America yet it has not been fully used and developed as a food source. It has the potential of great interest as a possible solution due to their many advantages: (i) they are an important source of protein, fat, carbohydrate and other nutrients; (ii) their use as food has ecological advantages over conventional livestock...

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What Size Black Soldier Fly Larvae Is Right for My Reptiles

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What Size Black Soldier Fly Larvae Is Right for My Reptiles

What Size Black Soldier Fly Is Right For My Reptiles? Many people like to keep exotic pets and this often includes reptiles. Reptiles such as bearded dragons, geckos, chameleons, frogs, newts and salamanders often occupy a pride of place in many homes. In fact, individuals at home eventually develop such fondness for these reptilian pets that they eventually see them as members of the family. People go to great lengths to see to it that their reptilian pets get the full spectrum of human love and devotion that is possible. This involves housing them appropriately, nurturing them and especially feeding...

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Black Solider Fly Larvae as a Chicken Feed

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Black Solider Fly Larvae as a Chicken Feed

                                        Black Solider Fly Meal as Chicken Feed Insects could be a better alternative source of high protein ingredients in Chicken’s diets. The potential of using insect meals to replace fishmeal seems to show promising perspectives. Among these insects, black soldier fly (BSF), Hermetia illucens, has a higher protein and fat content, This makes it ideal for using it in poultry feed formulation and makes it one of the best insect species for commercial production. Protein content and amino acid profile In H. illucens larvae are comparable to those in many protein-rich feeds such as fish meal and Soybean meal. BSF...

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What is Metabolic Bone Disease in Reptiles

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What is Metabolic Bone Disease in Reptiles

What is MBD (Metabolic Bone Disease) in Reptiles? Improper calcium and phosphorous metabolism lead to MBD (Metabolic bone disease) in Reptiles. It has the main effect on the bones of the reptile body, and if left untreated, it may be degenerating and fatal. Metabolic bone disease MBD in reptiles can also be described as: Rickets (softening of bones in young animals, especially long bones) Osteoporosis (thinning of the bones that cause fractures and brittleness in bones) Fibrous Osteodystrophy (softening of the bones and more amount of connective tissue, which most commonly affects the Reptile's jaws) Osteomalacia (misshapen bones due to...

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