Wild bird products that make a difference
EnterraGrubs™ are shaping up to be a breakthrough in bird food for the reason most important to bird feeding hobbyists everywhere: Black Soldier Fly larvae, more than mealworms, better fulfill every bird lovers’ desire for more birds to visit their feeders.
Mealworms are a good source of protein, but they can’t compete with the Black Soldier Fly larvae’s irresistible appeal to birds. EnterraGrubs™ contain a naturally high level of calcium, plus an ideal calcium:phosphorus ratio that promotes strong bones and healthy reproduction in many bird species.
Black Soldier Fly products can help you stand out with birders:
EnterraGrubs™ contain a naturally high level of calcium, plus an ideal calcium:phosphorus ratio that promotes strong bones and healthy reproduction in many bird species. The high level of lauric acid, which has antimicrobial benefits, provides a more balanced fatty acid profile to provide an energy boost during the winter or reproductive periods.
Our renewable insect ingredients have less impact on the environment than existing alternatives, helping to feed and care for the world more responsibly.
Insects are a natural component of the diets of many bird species. In North America, approximately half of all bird species consume insects at some point during the year.
How EnterraGrubs™ benefits wild birds
Mealworms can’t compete with the amount of calcium found in our grubs. Combined with the natural calcium-to-phosphorus ratio of 1.5-2.5:1 for EnterraGrubs™, compared to 0.12:1 for mealworms, birds absorb more of the high calcium content from the grubs. This encourages healthy bones, eggshells and reproduction, helping the bird species you and your customers love to thrive.
MORE BIRDS TO YOUR FEEDER
Trial results have shown that 50% more birds visited feeders with EnterraGrubs™ than dried mealworms when given the option. They also consumed EnterraGrubs™ at a 48% faster rate, helping them gain the nutrients they need quicker.
The high-quality of the Black Soldier Fly larvae starts with the feedstock – being raised on 100% government-approved, pre-consumer food waste like fruits, vegetables and grain. Being produced in North America means the grubs can also be reliably shipped and cost less in transportation.
Enterra products are regularly tested for heavy metals, mycotoxins, PCBs, dioxins, E. coli, Salmonella and total microbial load to ensure they meet the highest quality and safety standards.
There are three regulatory agencies involved in the inspection and approval process: the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Ingredients Definition Committee of The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO).
Our Products are approved in the following locations for feeding wild birds:
- Canada – EnterraGrubs™, EnterraProtein™, EnterraOil™
- US – EnterraGrubs™, EnterraProtein™, EnterraOil™
- European Union – EnterraGrubs™, EnterraProtein™, EnterraOil™
Disclaimer: Please contact us for up-to-date regulatory approvals in your region.