Commercial success in black fly farming.

Commercial success in black fly farming.

The natural food of poultry and fish is ‘Black Soldier Fly’ or ‘Black Fly’. S. Banaripara in Barisal. Successful farmer Md. Islam Agrofarm owner. Sultan Hossain is getting success by cultivating this fly. He said he has been marketing fly larvae online for three months. They are selling at the rate of two and a half thousand rupees per kg. Orders are increasing every day.

Md. In his huge agro-farm in Krishnapur village of Saliyabakpur union of Sultan Hossain upazila, he has been cultivating mango, guava, borai, malta and bioflux as well as black fly and its larvae. This insect and its larvae are known as super feed for poultry and fish. It is rich in 50-55 percent protein and 20 percent fat and is rich in vitamins and calcium. Even eating it does not require any other vitamins. It goes without saying that the production cost is not that much. These larvae save 70% more than other foods. Where other foods require 100 kg, only 20-25 kg larvae are sufficient.

If you start a business by buying one kg of larvae for two thousand rupees first, you can make a lifetime profit. This saves 50 percent of the production cost. Ingredients 1 kg larvae, 1 net mosquito net, 5 basins, 2 kg chicken feed and 4 kg waste (dung manure, raw vegetable or fruit leftovers and tree leaves). Raw vegetables, fruits and leaves of trees are collected and processed without larvae. The larvae later lay eggs when they transform into flies. A fly lays 600 to 700 eggs and they turn into larvae again. Some larvae are used to produce full-fledged flies. These larvae are kept in nets and pieces of wood are kept for laying eggs.