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Post Melbourne biotech company breeds flies
A small start up company in Australia:
Melbourne biotech company breeds flies to tackle world's waste problem
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-09/m ... te/8688692

An interesting new feed idea:
"... the company has also experimented with feed ingredients.

"We have begun adding waste spirits into our feed blend because we found that as our colonies metabolised the alcohol, their protein absorption increased by over 10 per cent," he said."

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Post Re: Melbourne biotech company breeds flies
saw this few days ago, in Australia there seems to be a couple of people starting it. With that article, they're in Melb/Geelong area which is cold all year round, I know a few other start up based in the colder side of Australia. Not sure how feasible it is with artificial light and heating, specially if you want to scale up?


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Post Re: Melbourne biotech company breeds flies
I felt a strange feeling when I was watching over my batch towards the end of drinking my beer. I felt like they wanted it, then my higher executive functions (or what was left of them) said no, we use alcohol to kill. But after this article, I poured the last of my flat beer on the rabbit poop and dried up corn taco shell. They LOVE :lol: it!!! After thinking about it, it makes sense; in their natural environment they are probably consuming mild wine and beer. I have new drinking buddies!! I love these guys!!!


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