The plinth area 10 m x 5 m size rearing house having tin or thatch roofing with 1.5 m varandah all around is ideal for accommodating 100 dfls for commercial silkworm rearing per crop.
Late stage Rear maximum 300 nos. of 5th instar worms per 3 ft x 3 ft diameter tray.
Rearing house should be well ventilated and fly proof.
Power sprayer, rearing stands, rearing trays, newsprint papers, nylon nets, basket for keeping leaves, gunny bags, cocooning mountage, Small plates for ant wells
Disinfection before and after each rearing is considered the key for a successful cocoon harvest with Lime and disinfectant solution
Bleach & very little water for ant wells
Rearing can be done throughout the year. However, March-April May June July and -October November, December are the best seasons for eri rearing.
Silk Puppae Processing
Eri silks thermal properties, soft texture, breath ability, temperature regulating qualities ability and its ability to blend with other natural fibers makes it a perfect fabric for luxury mattress, mattress covers, quilts,duvets.