Alabama Jumpers Now Available From www.RedEarthWorms.com!

Over the past few months we have been breeding and studying ways to increase the growth rate of the Alabama Jumpers in our bins which are in a controlled environment.

Are Alabama Jumpers Good Manure Worms?

After examining the pile I noticed the Alabama Jumpers were residing below the top quarter of the manure where over time it had begun to become more compacted.

Pictures Of Newly Hatched Alabama Jumpers

Being I was running behind, I went to feed the Alabama Jumpers and my other worms the other night, which really should be done during the course of the day. The reason is that Alabama Jumpers as with other worms, earthworms feed during the evening hours.

Closer Look At Raising Alabama Jumpers In A Worm Bin

Pictures of prolific Alabama Jumpers being raised in a controlled environment. Unlike popular beliefs Alabama Jumpers can reproduce rapidly when raised in worm bins.

Alabama Jumpers Feeding At Night

Alabama Jumpers do not only feed on the surface as this worm bin also has food on one side of the bin buried below the surface.

Alabama Jumpers

I found out something interesting concerning Alabama Jumpers a while back from a fellow long time worm farmer located in Alabama. While one would assume that these worms would be called Alabama Jumpers in Alabama, they are not. Rather they refer to them as Wigglers.

Raising Alabama Jumpers For Live Fishing Bait

Anyone can raise Alabama Jumpers for fishing or composting either outside in a compost pile or contrary to what most other web sites state, inside in worm bin.

Raising Alabama Jumpers outside for yard and garden composting as well as for fishing, you will need a compost pile basically consisting of shredded newspaper and cardboard or hay. As this decomposes it will generate some protection for your worms and their food source.

Raising Alabama Jumpers In Michigan Black Peat Moss Part 2

After thirty days, my experiment with raising Alabama Jumpers in Michigan peat moss has proven fruitful. The Alabama Jumpers are doing well and keep producing little jumpers.

Alabama Jumpers Raised In Black Peat Moss

Well the latest bedding for the Alabama Jumpers I have tried is black peat moss. This material is a little more difficult to come by but most nurseries and higher end places will carry it.

Using A Worm Bin To Raise Productive Alabama Jumpers

Over and over it has been stated that one cannot raise Alabama Jumpers in captivity if you want them to be prolific. I am happy to be able to report I have finally proven this to be false as I currently have a good number of second generation Alabama Jumpers now growing in an interior worm bin on the farm.