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Why do we use black soldier fly (BSF)

The nutritional content of BSF larvae is excellent. Full-grown larvae can contain more than 45 % protein, roughly 30 % fat (bio-oils), around 7 % chitin and around 4 % calcium in the dry matter. BSF based feed also includes antibacterial agents. Live larvae are completely organic food and an excellent source of protein for chickens, for example.

BSF larvae have the best feed conversion ratio among insects and the growth rate of the larvae is high. BSF larvae eat carbohydrates and microbes and produce new protein that was not originally in the feed.

Black soldier fly larvae grow in dense masses and it’s commonly reported that black soldier fly larvae can consume roughly 2 to 5 times their body weight in a day, making them very effective at bioconversion of organic waste.

BSF based feed is a sustainable, locally grown, environment-friendly and cost-effective option for soy and fish based feed. Automation of the control of rearing and breeding process reduces labor costs and enables low production costs as well as low energy consumption.

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