Nettles!!

What you feed, where you get it from, basically we will build up a comrehensive list of suitable plants to feed Leaf Cutters. Also in temperate countries, what do you feed them in the Winter?
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Re: Nettles!!

Post by Atta solider » Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:50 am

Nice to find out there is nettles now on the list of foods

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Re: Nettles!!

Post by Acromyrmexbob » Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:46 pm

They do take nettles. I had them cutting loads of them. Cant say they are very high up on their favourites list but maybe they will take them when everything else is hard to get.

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Re: Nettles!!

Post by Atta solider » Wed Oct 30, 2019 1:46 pm

True as its are best time of year again Andrew winter again for all of you that as leaf cutters.

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Re: Nettles!!

Post by Acromyrmexbob » Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:09 pm

And.... we are now offering a service to zoos where we send them their leaves. This is going well and was easy to do in the summer. But now its coming into winter I will have to work hard to keep sending seven different bunches of leaves every week!! Still I will be forced to experiment and find new ones. I will post all I find here.

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