Wednesday, March 30, 2016

NEW PRODUCT - Black Soldier Fly Larva (grubs) !

We are very pleased to announce that we are now carrying , in stock, an excellent chicken (or other poultry) supplement.. Black Soldier Fly larva, otherwise known as grubs.

These grubs are sourced from our feed supplier, Scratch and Peck feeds. They come freeze dried in a 3.5lb bag, ready to use but ok to sit on the shelf.  they are a powerhouse of nutrition for birds of all sorts.

You can find them for sale in our online store in the FEED section

Here are some facts, from Scratch and peck:


Cluckin’ Good Grubs are whole, dried Black Soldier Fly larvae, an environmentally friendly feed supplement or treat to be used in conjunction with our balanced animal feeds.  Our Grubs are a renewable food raised on traceable pre-consumer waste fruits, vegetables and grains that might otherwise go to a landfill.  Cluckin’ Good Grubs are rich in protein, Omega-3’s, and are an excellent source of calcium.  Even more exciting, Cluckin’ Good Grubs are grown in the Pacific NW unlike mealworms, which are predominantly sourced from China.  See our blog post for more information on our Grubs.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Cluckin' Good Grubs?
The grubs are actually the larvae of the Black Soldier Fly. Black Soldier Flies are “specialists” in recycling spoiled or unused food and are used to supplement animal feeds. Black Soldier Flies do not bite, nor do they buzz around looking for something to eat, making them a useful ally in sustainable agriculture. The processing method of the grubs is to wash, cook and then dry.
What do Cluckin' Good Grubs feed on?
The grubs feed on pre-consumer waste such as fruits, vegetables, and grains that might otherwise go to a landfill. All of their feed is 100% traceable and provides a nutritious diet yielding a healthy larvae rich in calcium and Omega-3s. Most comparable products on the market are sourced from China and have been tested to show high levels of mercury.
Are Cluckin' Good Grubs from China?
Absolutely not! Sourcing the highest quality ingredients directly from local growers is extremely important to Scratch and Peck and our Cluckin’ Good Grubs are no exception. We are very excited about our 100% Pacific NW sourced Cluckin’ Good Grubs and the partnerships we have formed to bring you this sustainable and nutritious treat.
Why are some Cluckin' Good Grubs darker than others?
Different maturity levels of the larvae will vary in color.
What is in the bag with Cluckin' Good Grubs?
The extra content in the bag is small amounts of dried feedstock left over from the separation process. This is not harmful for animals to eat.
Who can eat Cluckin' Good Grubs?
Cluckin’ Good Grubs can be fed to any omnivorous animal who eats insects as part of its diet. They are a perfect treat for chickens, ducks, game birds and we hear some reptiles love them too!
Why should I feed Cluckin' Good Grubs?
Cluckin’ Good Grubs are a great source of protein which promotes feather growth and discourages feather picking. A great boredom buster so they can scratch and peck around the coop searching for more!
What is the shelf life for Cluckin' Good Grubs?
About 1 year.

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