SILKWORM INFORMATION


Silkworms are actually caterpillars that are used by the world for a number of purposes: To produce silk, for a biological case study, as a pet or as a nutritional live feeder for pets.

As a live feeder for animals, Silkworms are really unmatched in the superiority of their nutritional value.

According to many, Silkworms are naturally the healthiest insect you can get to feed your pet. You just can't beat the low-fat content & nutritional value of a silk worm. Silkworms are a high source of Calcium, Protein, Iron, Magnesium, Sodium, and Vitamins B1, B2, and B3.

Just look at this nutritional information chart, and you'll see what an excellent feeder the Silkworm is:
  Fat
%kcal
Calcium
mg/kcal
Phosphorus
mg/kcal
Protein
%kcal
Silkworm 43 0.5 0.6 54
Mealworm 60 0.1 1.2 37
Waxworm 73 0.1 0.9 27
Butterworm 73 Highest 0.9 27
Cricket 44 0.2 2.6 50