Strategic Partnerships

Louisiana State University

Currently Fluker Farms is in Partnership with LSU in development and research of the Black Soldier Fly Larvae. 25% of our sale of the black soldier fly going to Louisiana State University to fund Dr. Mark A. Mitchell’s research at the Louisiana State University of Veterinary Medicine. His research has been extremely helpful in our continued sale and in manufacturing products for reptile enthusiast. Learn more about Dr. Mark Mitchell's research ...

Purdue University

Fluker Farms is proud to sponsor the annual Cricket Spitting Contest held at Purdue University's Bug Bowl. The annual Bug Bowl is the largest known insect event of its kind. Nearly 30,000 people attend this event each year as part of Purdue's Spring Fest weekend. Preschoolers through retirees take part in hands-on insect activities including the cricket spitting contest and cockroach racing at Roachill Downs.

Texas A&M University

Along with Louisiana State University, Fluker's has partnered with Texas A&M University on our Black Soldier Fly Larvae. 

The entire sale of the larvae will go to university research funding split between TAMU and Louisiana State University (LSU).
75% TAMU
25% LSU

Dr. Jeffery Tomberlin of TAMU has developed a black soldier fly that is healthy for your animals to eat. TAMU is the world’s leading research group on the black soldier fly. Their research has shown that the calcium carried in this black soldier fly is more than sufficient to support healthy growth in your animal. Because of the high calcium content, these larvae have the ability to prevent, stop, and reverse the Metabolic Bone Disease caused by calcium deficiency. The larvae do not make noise or give off odors and are perfect for feeding your animal. These black soldier fly larvae contain 73.2% moisture, 57% crude protein on a dry basis, 3.14% calcium, and 1.28% phosphorus. Read more ...


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