Oh. My. Goodness. Pampering these no-longer-so-little pets multiple times a day as they munch through their leaves is a little on the dull side 7 weeks in.
Happily, there are less mouths to feed every day now. The picture above shows all remaining silkworms.
The big ones are seriously big! Some are still creating their cocoons. It is fascinating watching them start from the outside and gradually vanish into a home of their own making.
Some have finished the job and the cocoons are the same mix of yellow and white as last year for no discernible reason.
And… there are quite a few!