"I have fed my worms bread and flour one time. Yes, the worms love it. Some commercial worm farmers uses Purina Worm Chow or a chicken mash to fatten the worms or as a primary feedstock. These chows consists some grain/flour ingredients. So I think…"
I use soil heat coils. My bins are bigger. Soil heat coil works great, but dries out the bedding. I keep mine on the top. My worms like it. I use Farmtek/Greenhouse Supply company to order the heat coils. They have different sizes. Or…"
"I used biochar in my bins this past year. The worms really love it. I fed once a week with biochar with horse manure. There was a set back, the bins got to wet. Do to the humidity in Pennsylvania. Next time I plan to reduce the amount of biochar…"
You can use soil warmer coil. Cable that is design for heating seedlings. The cable must be attach to a small piece plywood(almost the size of your worm bin) . These cables usually a have a set thermostat for 65 degrees or 70 degrees.…"
"Stephen is right. The Worm Inn or the larger version the Mega Inn will be the best one. The bins are flexible and sealed, so no worms or the vermicompost will not fall out from a dog or other animals."
Organic gardening/agricultural. Always want a commercial worm farm someday.
What do your worms like to eat?
Right now they eat composted horse manure, kitchen scraps, paper and cardboard.
What kinds of worms do you have?
eisenia fetidia, eisenia andrei, eisenia hortenis
What worm bins do you use?
Worm Wig Wam, mega inn, and aerated worm bin
How many pounds of garbage do your worms recycle each week?
10 pounds for right now.
You can call me Andy. I always have an intrigue with earthworms. I am starting out to be a part-time commercial worm farmer that only produces vermicompost for right now. Someday I will be full-time with a big worm facility with other added worm products. Added products such as compost worms worm tea extract, and vermimeal for livestock protein and other worm species.