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Welcome, fellow poultry enthusiasts, and thank you for scanning the QR code on your Soldier Grubs package!

We’re beyond thrilled to have you here, and we can’t wait to share the wonders of nature’s most efficient means of upcycling organic waste materials into valuable nutrients for your poultry and waterfowl.

By choosing Soldier Grubs, you’ve taken a fantastic step towards providing your flock with an all-natural, premium chicken treat packed with protein, omega fatty acids, and minerals essential for their health and well-being.

Curious about who we are? Learn more about UB, or keep scrolling for the details on the nutritional magic in your Soldier Grubs box!


We’re committed to providing you with valuable information on the impact of Soldier Grubs on your chickens’ health, as well as their role in creating a sustainable future.

  1. Health Benefits: Soldier Grubs are a powerhouse of nutrition for your flock. Packed with protein, omega fatty acids, and minerals, these grubs help promote stronger, thicker eggshells with more nutritious yolks. Additionally, they contribute to healthier bones, improved molting, and vibrant feathers, resulting in a fine-feathered and thriving flock.
  2. Environmental Impact: Insect agriculture, including the farming of Black Soldier Fly Larvae (BSFL), plays a critical role in supporting several United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. By choosing Soldier Grubs, you’re contributing to a zero-waste solution that helps combat climate change, promotes responsible consumption and production, and fosters sustainable communities. These grubs are not only great for your flock but also for our planet!
  3. Tips for Success: Integrating Soldier Grubs into your flock’s diet can be a breeze with the right approach. Here are a few pointers to help you get started:
    • Use Soldier Grubs as a supplement to your flock’s regular diet. Scatter them on the ground or mix them with other feed.
    • Encourage natural foraging behavior by hiding grubs in hay, straw, or bedding material.
    • Establish a routine by offering Soldier Grubs at a specific time each day, allowing your flock to anticipate their special treat.
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What are Soldier Grubs?

Soldier Grubs are 100% natural premium chicken treats made from air-dried hermetia illucens, also known as Black Soldier Fly Larvae (BSFL). They are an excellent source of protein, omega fatty acids, and minerals, providing essential nutrients for your flock.

Why are Soldier Grubs better than mealworms?

Soldier Grubs contain up to 50x more calcium than mealworms. This higher calcium content promotes stronger eggshells, more nutritious yolks, and healthier bones for your chickens.

Are Soldier Grubs suitable for all breeds and sizes of chickens?

Yes, Soldier Grubs are suitable for all breed sizes and can be fed to chickens, ducks, pet birds, and reptiles. Most dogs also love them!

What is the nutritional content of Soldier Grubs?

Crude Protein: 35%-40%

Crude Fat: 33%-35%

Crude Fiber: 3%-5%

Calcium: 2.3%

Phosphorus: 1.35%

Lysine: Min 2.75%

Moisture: Max 7.5%

How do I feed Soldier Grubs to my flock?

Soldier Grubs can be scattered on the ground or mixed in with other feed. Be careful not to overfeed. They are intended for use as a supplement to your flock's regular diet.

Can I use Soldier Grubs to train my flock and encourage natural feeding behavior?

Absolutely! By scattering Soldier Grubs on the ground, you can train your flock to come running when called and encourage them to scratch and maintain their natural feeding behavior. This is perfect for homesteaders, off-grid living, and those managing chicken tractors or free-ranging hens.

What benefits can I expect from feeding Soldier Grubs to my chickens?

Feeding Soldier Grubs to your chickens can result in:

  • Happier, healthier hens with fewer squabbles
  • Stronger eggshells and more nutritious yolks
  • Improved natural molting and healthier feathers
  • More energy for hens and roosters

How should I store Soldier Grubs?

Store Soldier Grubs in a cool, dry location to maintain their freshness.

Are there any allergen warnings for Soldier Grubs?

Yes, people with shellfish allergies may be sensitive to insects. These packaged Soldier Grubs are not intended for human consumption.

How do Soldier Grubs contribute to sustainable development?

Insect agriculture, including the farming of BSFL, supports several United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, such as Zero Hunger, Good Health & Well-Being, Climate Action, and Responsible Consumption & Production.

Soldier Grubs are an eco-friendly and zero-waste solution, upcycling organic waste materials into valuable nutrients for poultry and waterfowl.

With that disclaimer out of the way, we don't support Agenda 2030 or the UN SDG's - we believe that individual responsibility is the best way to ensure a beautiful, flourishing planet for future generations!

Not government mandates (from un-elected bureaucrats, no less).

Are Soldier Grubs produced in a GMO-free facility?

Yes, Soldier Grubs are produced in an FDA-approved GMO-free facility. They are non-GMO, with no additives, preservatives, or sprays, and are sustainably microwave-dried and vacuum-packed for maximum freshness.

backyard chickens love UB soldier grubs
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