When the demand of the cricket is high, now some Cambodian farmers start to feed the cricket to supply the domestic market and Thai markets.
Mr. Tung Kim Sean, Farmer in Phum Dei Thmei, Poi Pet, Banteay Meanchey said now he is feeding thousand cricket and hope to sell to the market in next few month.
He said he start the feed the crickets by buying the cricket eggs 100 plates and now, they hatch and lay eggs up to 300 plates.
“I hope I can sell the cricket when, my cricket lay eggs up to 500 plates”, he said.
According to Tung Kim Sean, after the it lay egg to 13 days, it hatch and up to 45 days they can grow up and lay eggs.
Crickets egg can sell up to USD 3 and crickets can sell per kilogram USD 2,5 to make food with money different recipe.