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- Latney, LaToya V., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- American journal of veterinary research 2017 v.78 no.2 pp. 178-185
- Orthoptera; Tenebrio molitor; Zophobas atratus; birds; bottle feeding; calcium; diet; insectivores; insects; larvae; mash; metabolizable energy; nitrogen; nutrient content; pet ownership; phosphorus; rats; veterinarians; wheat; zoos
- ... OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether the nutritive quality of Tenebrio molitor larvae and Zophobas morio larvae, which are commonly cultured as live food sources, is influenced by 4 commercially available diets used as nutritional substrates; identify which diet best improved calcium content of larvae; and identify the feeding time interval that assured the highest calcium intake by larvae. ANIMALS 2,000 ...