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Growing superworms for the future
https://sg.news.yahoo.com/growing-super ... 33918.html

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Several young scientists have a rotten agenda: They are cultivating maggots that will be sold as animal feed and which can dispose of food waste more efficiently. THOUSANDS of maggots crawling around a decomposing carcass or animal faeces is definitely not a pretty sight.

However, Tan Pei Chin views it differently. She believes maggots are amazing creatures that can end food waste.

This belief led to the setting up of the “Worming Up” farm two years ago in Jalan Stakan, Kota Samarahan, with the purpose of feeding and breeding maggots. Worming Up is a social project that aims to reduce organic waste, raise awareness and educate the public on how to recycle leftover food and bring them back into the ecosystem. ...

... The farm collects leftovers from 12 locations where traders and operators have agreed to throw organic waste into buckets provided. The farm crew will collect and transport the buckets to the farm, where the waste will go through a segregation process. Each day, an average of 100kg of food waste is collected.

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Post Re: Growing superworms for the future
Interesting. I got 1,000 superworms the same time as the BSFL; awful smelly creatures when they die for some reason, terrible, but they were able to chew through some pretty tough stuff, also ate fresh rabbit manure, though rather slowly compared to the BSFL. More tolerant of low humidity, but in my opinion BSFL are much better overall.


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Although the title mentions superworms the quote is about BSF. Further on in the article it mentions:

"Tan, a Warming Up co-founder, says Black Soldier Fly maggots can break down food waste, such as vegetables, fruits and animals (meat)."

They do also raise superworms so your comments are interesting.

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