How to Cut Silkworms?

Answer Silkworm cultivation started in China more than 5,000 years ago. Now, they are cultivated throughout the world. The cocoons of silkworms are boiled to produce the coveted material, silk. If you cut... Read More »

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Are silkworms insects?

Despite the name, silkworms are insects, not worms. The "worm" is actually a caterpillar, which builds the cocoons from which silk comes. The caterpillar emerges from the cocoon as a small white mo... Read More »

How often are silkworms fed?

You should feed your silkworms as much as it will take them to eat in six hours. The frequency of the feeding will help the silkworm grow more quickly. After the silkworm reaches the larval stage,... Read More »

Are silkworms dangerous?

On One Hand: Uses for SilkwormsSilkworms are a domesticated moth species (Bombyx mori). They are raised primarily for the silk they produce to spin their cocoons, but some people also raise silkwor... Read More »

What do silkworms eat?

Silkworms eat mulberry leaves, which come from the mulberry tree. Silkworms can also eat pre-made silkworm food, but once fed the silkworm food, silkworms will not be receptive to mulberry leaves a... Read More »