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Help with Silkworm Cocoons

 
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Hello, I was wondering if my silkworms are ready to spin the silk, and they seem to have some evidence that they're ready but as a newbie to this silkworm stuff I don't know..
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Yep. Looks about right. You will also see them start wandering away when they are looking for a spot. My mom always used egg cartons to have them spin in, but we were never interested in the silk. She's a teacher.
 
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Amit Enventres wrote:Yep. Looks about right. You will also see them start wandering away when they are looking for a spot. My mom always used egg cartons to have them spin in, but we were never interested in the silk. She's a teacher.


Thanks! How would I set this up?
 
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This page has some good photos. She uses toilet paper tubes...

http://www.wormspit.com/bombyxsilkworms.htm
 
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She literary just opened them up and plopped them in the box. They were the paper type, not plastic or styrofoam.
 
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