Dried mealworms are a fantastic source of energy for insectivorous wild birds such as Robins, Wrens, Tits, Blackbirds and Song Thrushes. None of these popular visitors to your garden will be able to resist a bowl of mealworms on the bird table.
And it’s not just the birds that love a mealworm - they're popular among hedgehogs, too! Adults and baby hedgehogs benefit from the high protein and energy they can get from dried mealworms, especially in the winter months. Although, we recommend feeding to hedgehogs in moderation and only as an occasional treat.
Mealworms are the larvae of the Yellow Mealworm Beetle - the adult beetles are shiny dark-brown or black - their larvae are honey-yellow. Dried mealworms retain all this protein and fat but without the wriggle! They are also easier to store than their live counterparts and much more affordable.
How To Feed Mealworms
Sprinkle as they are or rehydrate by soaking in warm water for a few minutes. Although our dried mealworms are a year-round bird food, it is recommended during Spring & Summer time to soak them in warm water before feeding as adult birds may be feeding them to their young.
Ivel Valley is one of the only places online where you can buy dried mealworms in bulk. With our 12.55kg box you get the best value for money and a box of worms that will store well and keep your garden birds fed for a long time!
How To Store Your Mealworms
Dried mealworms should be stored in a cool dry location. Mealworms that are stored in this way can last months without spoiling.
Our 5kg, 12.55kg and 20kg packaging is completely recyclable. The box liners are recyclable and our boxes are also made from recycled materials.
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- Mad for mealworms
Our birds go mad for the mealworms, starlings, robin, and sparrows. It is convenient not to have to buy supplies so frequently.
- Always a fast delivery. Keep an eye out as there are some good offers.
Always a fast delivery. Keep an eye out as there are some good offers.
My hedgehogs and birds absolutely love these. They like suet and seed too but in my experience a mealworm trumps everything:-)
- Great order great delivery,well packet
Ordered these meal worms twice arrived very quick .great order great delivery,well packet.
- Great Quality value and fast delivery
Great Quality value and fast delivery if you are looking then you need to buy
- Good quality, great value & fast delivery thank you
Good quality, great value & fast delivery thank you
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