Insects A La Carte

Jun 5, 2013 by

Benefits of Insects as Treats Insects are the most common treat for pet hedgehogs. Hedgehogs are insectivores by nature, and a large portion of their diet in the wild consists of insects. Hedgehogs of the wild and the captive bred...

Insect Nutritional Analysis Comparis...

May 25, 2013 by

The table below demonstrates that the nutritional content of insects varies not only between species of insects, but also between canned, live, and freeze dried versions as well as between vendors. When studying the protein and fat...

Insect Variety Comparison

May 25, 2013 by

Crickets Crickets can be purchased live from pet stores or online from insect suppliers. Live crickets should be “gut loaded.” The food the cricket has eaten (in its gut) is also beneficial to your hedgehog. Gut loaded crickets have...