What do you think is the strongest natural material is? You might de surprised at where silk ranks. Silk is an incredible material. It is lighter than cotton, but for its weight, it can be 5x stronger than steel. Thinner than a human hair, yet capable of holding weights that are hundreds of times its […]
The saying goes, variety is the spice of life. This is applicable to all areas, but particularly when it comes to pets. Changing up the food you feed to your furry and scaly friends can help keep them in optimal health. If you haven’t caught on yet we’ll make it obvious, we’re talking about silkworms…as […]
Are you thinking of purchasing a silkworms as a pet? In this article, you will know why silkworms are potential pets both for adults and children. We’ll answer your most common questions.
Are you a teacher considering bringing silkworms into your classroom? Growing silkworms in classrooms can be a wonderful opportunity to teach your students a wide range of life skills through interaction with living creatures. Silkworms in the classroom can be a great tool to teach children about the life cycle, insect behaviour and anatomy, and […]
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Unfortunately due to adverse breeding conditions, we will not have any Tiger Silkworms available for the upcoming Silkworm season. Do not worry though, as we will still stock plenty of White Seductress and Zebra Silkworms!
When customers ask me why they should raise Silkworms, I respond; “get them as pets or to feed your pets. If you’re a teacher, buy them for school projects, and maybe even try eating them while you’re at it!” It’s clear there are many uses for Silkworms. By 2050, it’s expected a large portion of […]
Our first ever round of Tiger Silkworms have started cocooning, and we hope to have them available for sale to a lucky few people by the start of next year.
As the Mulberry trees are slowly beginning to re-gain their leaves, after the cold of Winter, naturally it is the perfect time to begin raising Silkworms again.