Optimum Formula For Bedding For Breeding Worms

“What is the optimum formula for bedding for breeding worms and feed to put in this bedding? I would like to start a small commercial business, not using beds, but a bin system.” ~ Karen Ciccini Hi Karen! There are many different bin systems you can use to start a commercial business. I have previously…

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Worm Science 101 – Earthworm Reproduction – Part II

Last week I provided you with a very basic overview of earthworm reproduction as a whole. This week, as promised, we are going to explore in more detail some of the important factors that influence worm reproduction rates, and how these rates can differ among some of the important species of ‘composting worms’. There has…

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Worm Breeders: Are The Required To Breed Worms?

“If you want to breed worms for fishermen do you need specifically a worm breeder or can you use a worm compost maker? Thanks” ~ Debi Hi Debi, I am sure there are plenty of people out there (most of them likely trying to sell you something) who will claim that you need a special…

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Interbreeding Composting Worm Species

“What would u get if u breed a pink worm with a red wiggler (red worm?)” ~ Jimmy W. You’d get a pink worm and a red wiggler – haha! Sorry Jimmy – I couldn’t resist. 🙂 All joking aside, the fact of the matter is that the average person simply CANNOT successfully breed two…

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