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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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 »

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 »

How much water do silkworms need?

Silkworms do not need any water. These insects receive all the hydration they need from the food they eat, whether its fresh mulberry leaves or commercial food you mix with water. Too much water in... Read More »

Are there silkworms in Kenya?

Indigenous African silkworms are farmed for silk production in Kenya. The International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) started a silk production program to address the problem of ... Read More »