A laying -mass of eggs (500 to 600 ) laid by a silkmoth.

A laying -mass of eggs to 600 ) laid by a silkmoth.

Silkworm hatching out(see the black spot-the head of the tiny silkworm).The blue eggs are yet to hatch.The white ones are empty egg shells,left after hatching.

Blue eggs are yet to hatch,White ones are empty egg shells after hatching.Black dot is the head of a tiny silkworm hatching out.

Silkworm bed cleaning,ie;the leftover leaf wastage and litter are removed everyday.

Rearing of silkworms.

Mulberry is known for it's edible fruit.But it's leaves are the only feed of the silkworms (Bombyx mori ).

Mulberry is known for it's edible fruit.But it's leaves are the only feed of the silkworms (Bombyx mori ).

Silkworm is a voraceous eater.

Silkworm is a voraceous eater.

Silkworms are reared indoor on suitable frames.Mulberry leaves are given as feed,3 to 4 times a day.

Silkworms are reared indoor on suitable frames.Mulberry leaves are given as to 4 times a day.

Silkworm hatching- almost complete.

Silkworm hatching- almost complete.

Silk cocoons on mountage ready to harvest.

Silk cocoons on mountage ready to harvest.

Afew days old silkworms feeding on mulberry leaves.

Afew days old silkworms feeding on mulberry leaves.

A silkmoth can lay 500 to 600 eggs (equal to one ring in the picture-one laying). You can see thousands of just hatched silkworms!

A silkmoth can lay 500 to 600 eggs (equal to one ring in the picture-one laying). You can see thousands of just hatched silkworms!


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