Butterworms are nutritious, easy care (store the refrigerator, no feedings required); they also make great fishing bait.
Butterworms average about 3/4" to 1" (vary in length from 1/2" to 1-1/4"), are similar to a caterpillar, but are fatter and smooth to touch, like Waxworms.
**The Calcium content is twice that of any other feeder insect
Calcium (ml/100 grs) 42.90**
Butterworms are shipped in wheat bran, for bedding material and to absorb moisture. The Butterworm may eat a little while stored. They can be stored in the refrigerator at temperatures of 38-42 degrees F. Butterworms can be stored in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 months with minimal loss. Butterworms are a little more expensive than Silkworms BUT they have the advantage of being able to be stored for extended periods of time in the refrigerator.
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 30 October, 2005.