Maggot farming gets wriggling as new-age stockfeed option

Andrew Marshall
By Andrew Marshall
Updated February 28 2017 - 1:43am, first published February 27 2017 - 4:30am
Twynam’s AgriProtein farms will each produce about 20 tonnes of wet larvae daily, which will be dried and crushed to create a high protein maggot meal and a linseed-like oil.

Agribusiness group, Twynam, is in the advanced stages of planning a “fly farm” in the Sydney Basin as part of the global roll-out of a new-age stockfeed industry.

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Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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