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Page from the Sydney Morning Herald Oct. 1997 on the meritsof a stick insect pet!
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Whether or not the government will take action to better protect pets, people and the environment from this dangerous chemical remains to be seen. But in the meantime, I share Lucy's story in hopes of preventing others from suffering a similar fate.
Insect protein is the next feed revolution for your pets and livestock.
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For these reasons, some hope that , such as pulses or algae, can fill the need for nutrients. One promising source to generate protein sustainably and with a low carbon footprint is insects. Fly larvae or mealworms, for instance, are easy to breed and can be fed with organic waste. They are more efficient at converting feed into protein than other animals and require little space to cultivate. Because of these advantages, insects have attracted considerable attention from start-ups and established players in the human and pet food industry in recent years. How to breed and keep cockroaches as pets or as feeder insects can be read .
Photo provided by FlickrCommercial and homemade insecticides can be pet-friendly when applied properly.
Photo provided by FlickrI never new about stick insects. I’m sure my children would love to have them as pets. Recently they collected ants to make an ant farm.
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Nearly all non-native insects (and other animals) are regulated by the . So, if you wanted to import and keep one of the beautiful species, that would be illegal to keep as a pet, unless you got a special permit from the USDA. (Orchid mantids aren’t an endangered species.)Advisory Panel will collaborate and share information to help educate retailers & pet owners about the range of insect-transmitted illnesses, level of risk for pets and best practices for protection.There’s a list of some insects you can have as pets without a permit , and and additional info . Basically, as long as you aren’t bringing a mantis into the US, or crossing a state line with it, you should be just fine.The best way to learn about insects is to get into the fields and woods and observe the habitat the bugs live in. It’s a blast exploring new areas with family or friends. Bugs are everywhere so you don’t need to go to a exotic place to study and collect insects. You can start at your local park or abandoned field near your house. With some real inexpensive equipment you will be ready to catch your own pet insect that you can bring home and study. Then after a day or two you release your pet where you caught it and catch a new insect to keep. When you take your bug home I would recommend taking a few pictures and write down a few notes about where you caught the insect and what kind of bug it is.Insect bites on pets is a common problem faced by pet owners. Dogs, cats, even birds can suffer from insect bites so it is important to know how to deal with this pesky situation and treat your pet properly. This article focuses on dogs. We will focus on birds in our next issue.This is good news. :) I hope to keep lots of bugs as (at least temporary) pets when my little girl is old enough to appreciate them. There is nothing that bugs me more (pun intended) than little girls who are terrified of insects and other creepy-crawly things. Plus, I imagine that it is less costly to keep bugs than it is to keep vertebrates… yes?