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During the weekend of 12th May one of our cabins went up to 38 degrees and wiped out 2-3 weeks of our smaller worm production. Unfortunately this will affect our ability to supply our normal levels regular mealworms for the next 2 – 3 weeks so we have had to remove 2kg, 4kg 6kg and 10kg quantities for this period. Also all our Small Regular Mealworms have been removed from sale

Banded Crickets Adult (Tropical House Crickets) Size 6 17-20mm

Banded Crickets are native to Southern Europe. Our breeding insects are fed on Progrub, bran and potato making them a safe, clean and inexpensive insect. Crickets are rich in protein and relatively easy to store. They are sold in a variety of sizes to suit all needs.

BROWN CRICKETS BEAT THEIR RIVALS IN NUTRITIONAL TESTS!

Brown (banded) crickets proved themselves to be far more nutritious than their rival Black Crickets and Silent Crickets in recent laboratory tests. Brown (banded) crickets were proved to have a higher calorific value and to contain higher levels of protein than both their rivals.

Why would anyone want to pay more? Brown (banded) crickets represent a genuine, honest, superb deal for livefood buyers. Probably the best value for money on the UK internet today. Maybe we should call them Super Crickets?

The tests came out as follows:

Tests were performed by Foodtest laboratories on behalf of Livefoods Direct on April 26th 2010.

 BrownSilentBlack
Energy Values kcal/kJ per 100g164 / 687130 / 546153 / 640
Protein % (Nx6.25) (A4)21.415.214.7
Fat % (By Extraction) (A5)6.95.78.3
Carbohydrate % (By Diff) (A8)4.04.54.9
Moisture % (A2)66.173.31.3
Ash & (A3)1.61.31.3
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