How to Raise Butterflies
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How do we raise butterflies in the classroom or home?
How do we avoid disease and find host plants?
How do we tell when they are going to pupate or emerge?
These and may other questions are answered when you visit the links below.
Caterpillar and larvae food;
Host plants; are they safe for your larvae?
Artificial Diet Instructions (Stonefly Artificial Diet)
Pumpkin; food for Monarch caterpillars?
Raising butterflies step-by-step
Eggs; raising butterflies from eggs
Caterpillars - Larvae
Caterpillars; raising caterpillars
Raising caterpillars inside a sleeve on the host plant
Chrysalises - Pupae
Chrysalises or pupae; Pupation
Removing and moving pupae or chrysalises
Reattaching pupae or chrysalises with glue
How much glue is safe when gluing pupae?
Adult butterfly care
Adult butterflies; care of adult butterflies
Hand pair Monarchs and other species of butterflies
Coax butterflies to lay eggs indoors
Predators; raising butterflies
OE - Monarch butterfly disease, Ophryocystis electroskirrha
Presentations by YOU
How to hold a butterfly for presentations
Learn how to become a butterfly breeder / butterfly farmer
Butterfly Breeding and Farming Seminar
Butterfly Breeding and Farming Personal Internship Program
Ask Edith Your Questions
Association for Butterflies
Butterfly eggs, larvae, and pupae
Butterflies for Release
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Shady Oak Butterfly Farm    Toll free 877-485-2458    12876 SW CR 231 Brooker, Fl 32622     Stephen & Edith Smith
Located 45 minutes from the Butterfly Rainforest Exhibit at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida