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dandjtaylor wrote:I am managing...I have stopped looking for eggs, except for about 20 per day. So the chrysalis are forming and the job becomes a little easier. Now the challenge is to make sure the hundreds that are about to eclose have room to "spread their wings".
Dry and hot here too. Still able to find a few eggs. The male "patroller" is still here, but the females come and go without being seen.
dandjtaylor wrote:Update...! Over 1200 in process...what the heck have I gotten myself into?! I promised the wife I would only do a couple hundred this year. I guess that is out the window. Once I take them, I am responsible for their well-being. I hopeI can keep up with their needs. Wish me luck!
Mona Miller wrote:There is a fly species that can lay on the milkweed, then the caterpillar consumes the eggs when eating the milkweed.
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