Another new worm farmer.

I am starting a worm farm for my two kids so they can earn an income in our small community. I have split 55 gallon barrels in half, drilled (6) 1/2 holes in the bottom side and covered them with a screen wire.


I got peat moss and some dirt mixed with old horse manure in it and mixed that in an old concrete mixer. I am going to buy 2 pounds of European night crawlers from this site and put them to work.

When or should the kids mix the soil mixture up after putting the worms in it? How will we be able to tell when its time to pull out all the dirt, screen out the castings and start a new bin? Should I keep all the finish worms ( worms we will be selling for fish bait) in a separate bin as they reach full size?

I know I am full of questions and apologize ahead of time. The kids have worked so hard I want them to be successful.

The attached pictures show the bin (without the end attached and the soil mixture we have ready to put in the bin.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Worm Farming Community.

Search This Site

All Products

Who's the Man Behind all the Worm Composting Products?

Get To Know
Pauly "Dr Worm"

An Interview by
Urban Worm Company

The
Revolution
Line of Products

Over 750 Pages

No More Excuses!

More

Check Out Our Special Deal
on the
Worm Factory

More


Below Are Products I Trust

The Garden Tower
50 Plants In Just
4 Sq Ft of Space

Order/Learn More

What Is The Garden Tower

Calculate the Output of Your Future Squirm or Castings

Quit Losing Money!

Click Here


Take Your Worm Farming Hobby to the Next Level

Don't tell me you haven't thought about it!

Start your own Business with GLOBAL Support.

Learn More


Extreme Vermicomposting

Create Amazing Compost Even in Extreme Conditions

All-Year-Round

Learn More


DIY
Build a CFT Worm Bin

MAXIMUM
OUTPUT!

The Most Efficient & Effective Worm Bins on the Market

More

Are Your Worms Trying to Escape?

Thousands of People are Clueless to this...

Rogue Wiggler

Many Times They're Already in Your Shipment.

Finally, Get Answers as to Why You Have A Mass Exodus.

Read More