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Edible Insects

Started this discussion. Last reply by Te Hopo Feb 19, 2012. 6 Replies

Hi Guys - does anyone know much about edible insects here in NZ? There are huhu grubs of course, & I am growing mealworms [see pic] - which are actually the larvae of a beetle.I found some…Continue


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What part of the country are you based?
Auckland Region
Town/City where you are based
Browns Bay
What are your interests?
Firecraft, Primitive skills, Survival skills, Crafts, Plant identification, Hunting/trapping

Edible Insects

I bought 50 mealworms from the pet shop [they are actually beetle larvae], & am breeding them as a food source in an icecream tub in my a few weeks they will pupate, then hatch as beetles, reproduce, lay eggs [about 500 per female] with will pupate - at this stage they are edible...see more info at

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At 15:49 on December 6, 2010,
Thanks for the great comment Martin. Its Lewis here Matts friend thats why our page is called LewisMattTramping. We both use it. Im a bit F@#$ed off about that scammer, she is getting nothing!!!!!!

Oh and to see our Adventures go to our website.
At 9:49 on November 14, 2010,
Ryan Johnson-Hunt
Hi Martin welcome to BushcraftNZ. What interesting activity are you occupied with in your profile picture?

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