Dried Mealworms 850g


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Dine A Chook Natural Dried Mealworms 850g offers exceptional value for money. It is also one of the highest protein mealworms on the market. Thousands of Dried Natural Mealworms in a resealable bag to stay fresh up to 12 months. Mealworms are perfect for all Chickens, Wild Birds and Reptiles which naturally eat insects in the wild.

How to feed: 

You can add mealworms to your chicken feed mix. The best way is to toss across the coop floor and let the chickens naturally forage. Mealworms are also a great way to teach chickens to eat out of your hand. 

Contains: 53% protein, 28% fat, 6% fibre, 5% moisture

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Are Dried Mealworms for Chickens good?

Have you just learnt about Dried Mealworms for Chickens? Here are the top reasons they are good for your Chickens. Making an egg requires a stable high protein diet. When supplemented into a good diet, Dried Natural Mealworms give chickens all the protein they need to make healthy, delicious eggs. In the wild, chickens and wild birds naturally, forage for insects as part of their typical daily food supply. Mealworms are a treat that Chickens and Insect-eating Wildlife birds love. For chickens and laying hens, they are a healthy treat and supplement for the diet of your flock. Laying Hens need high protein for healthy egg producing. Mealworms deliver that extra protein. They also are an excellent tonic for moulting birds. The benefits are huge all round.

Suitable for:

  • Chickens and Poultry
  • Caged Birds
  • Attracting wild birds to your backyard
  • Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Fish
  • Some marsupials

Important to remember when using Dried Mealworms. Always ensure your Chickens have plenty of water when using any dehydrated or dry feed mix. The chickens use the water to soften the food as well as help in healthy digestion.

This product is not for human consumption.

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All Dine A Chook orders are sent using Australia Post unless otherwise stated. All orders require a signature at the time of delivery unless you provide an authority to leave. We deliver to Residential and Business addresses, PO Boxes and Parcel Lockers.


Every Dine A Chook delivery is completely insured for the total value of the items dispatched and insurance coverage includes loss and damage during transit. In the unlikely event you receive a broken item, contact our office via the contact us page within 3 working days of signing for the goods so we can arrange for a replacement.

Shipping times

State Estimated delivery (business days)
Queensland 2-3 days
New South Wales 3-5 days
Victoria 5-7 days
South Australia, Tasmania & ACT 6-8 days
Western Australia & Northern Territory 8-12 days

With the exception of busy times of the year, orders received before 11am are generally shipped out that same day.


Q. Are Mealworms healthy for Chickens? 

A. Mealworms are high in protein and amino acids. Dine A Chook Mealworms have more protein than most other brands in the Australian Market. Protein is essential for laying chickens and mealworms are a great supplement of protein in a chickens diet.

Q. How often do you feed mealworms to chickens? 

A. Every second day is a good idea. Also, throw them around the coop or pen so the chickens can enjoy natural foraging behaviour

Q. How many mealworms do you feed a chicken? 

A. Approx. 10 mealworms every second day per hen.

Q. Can you rehydrate mealworms? 

A. Chickens are happy to eat dried mealworms as they are however a little water in a bowl and your mealworms will be nice and juicy treats for them. 

Q. How long does a Dine A Chook bag of Dried Mealworms stay fresh for? 

A. If resealed after each use your Dine A Chook mealworms can last up to 12 months.