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 Black soldier fly the UK's newest farmed creature 
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Specieswatch: black soldier fly the UK's newest farmed creature
Maggots fed on waste food and larvae used as food on fish farms, promising revolutionary changes
https://www.theguardian.com/environment ... d-creature

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The black soldier fly Hermetia illucens already numbers millions in Britain, but if you meet one in the wild it will have escaped. It is of the newest and most productive creatures farmed in these islands. So far it is being kept in controlled conditions so that its larvae can be fed to a large variety of pets – reptiles and birds, but mostly fish. ...

... They prefer slightly warmer climes than Britain, but as the climate warms the soldier’s range is creeping north and it is already common in France.

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Post Re: Black soldier fly the UK's newest farmed creature
Do you think the black soldier fly will become common in the UK soon enough?


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Post Re: Black soldier fly the UK's newest farmed creature
Fetzer welcome to our forum :) If you'd like you can introduce yourself here (link).

Not sure if or how far BSF might spread as it depends on the climate.

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