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Modified Leadbeaters (BML)
This diet plan is designed to include: the BML mix, below, fruits, veggies and Insects each night
some people offer during the day : Mazori Omnivore, New World Primate, or Zoofare Insectavore.
DO NOT feed this diet plan with another diet plan.

The Basic BML Mixture
to be used with the entire BML plan as explained below

1/2 cup Honey, do not use honeycomb, raw or unfiltered honey,  Most store bought Honey is the one to use unless it uses one of the three words above

1 Egg (boiled or scrambled)(I Hard Boil Mine)
The shell is OPTIONAL, if your blender does NOT break the shell down into miniscule pieces do not use it.I break the egg down before putting it into the blender

1/4 cup of Apple Juice, just the good ole apple juice that you and I would drink,  Not frozen, not baby juice, just regular bottle apple juice.

Blend well, Turn off blender, add the next group of ingredients.

1   4oz bottle PREMIXED Gerber juice with yogurt (Mixed Fruit or Banana)

both have yogurt mixed in, the fluid is creamy colored. For those that can not find this, you may substitute 2 oz of plain yogurt and 2 oz of mixed fruit juice

1 Teaspoon of Rep-Cal HERPTIVITE vitamin suppliment ,
Blue label on a white plastic container, DO NOT SUBSTITUTE this suppliment.
(My petstore ordered it for me)

Blend well again, Turn off Blender , add next group of ingredients.

2 teaspoons Rep-Cal Calcium Suppliment non-phosphorus with Vit. D3 in it.

Pink label on a white plastic container (my petstore ordered it for me)

 2   2 1/2 oz jar of Stage 1 or 2 Heinz, Gerber or Beechnut Chicken baby food

The chicken will say either Chicken with Chicken Gravy or Chicken with Chicken Broth either is acceptable

1/4 cup Wheat Germ

1/2 cup dry baby cereal.. Heinz or Gerber (Mixed or Oatmeal)
(I use rice with fruit bits)

Blend well , turn off blender, It should be the pour into tupperware bowl, or ice cube trays and FREEZE, 1 cube in ice cube tray is approx. 2 tablespoons. It will freeze to the consistancy of ice cream.
This will feed 1 glider for approximately 1 month.

Do NOT mix the fruits and veggies in before freezing.

There are several ways to feed the BML plan. The one thing that is consistant, is that, it is designed to be fed with fruits, veggies, and insects.
The rule of thumb per glider is..
1 Tablespoon of the BML basic mix,
1 Tablespoon of fruits,
1 Tablespoon of veggies
If they eat it all the first night add a little more the next night till they leave only a little bit. 

***Special Notes***
The fruits and veggies can be of what ever variety you wish, there are times when gliders may like one thing one day and not the next, and vice versa, so don't think they don't like something just because they didn't eat it, the one time you offered it. The things to avoid with the fruits are pits, Do NOT feed the pits or seeds of apples, cherry, peaches etc.. You can use fresh or frozen, but do NOT used canned.

For Joeys that are under 8 weeks OOP, please use the JOEY BML. Ask the breeder how they age them, some large breeders age them upon emergence into the pouch. If that is how they age them, subtract 60 days from their age.

Young joeys up to 6 months oop, may not eat as many fruits and veggies, and eat more of the mix. This is NOT cause for concern, they are just not ready for it yet. You can introduce them by offering them as finger treats.

For nursing and lactating mothers. Stay with this plan, do not add or increase anything. They will eat more BML if needed, and less fruits and veggies. They also may want more insects, you can increase theirs by 1 or 2.

If your glider has never been introduced to insects, it may SEEM like they do not like it, that is NOT the case. Break a mealie in half, allow them to lick the guts, or squeeze it onto your finger and offer it as a licky treat. This can be started very young (mine start this at about 3-4 weeks oop, but only the insides.) If they are older (over 8 weeks OOP), you may try dipping the half in their favorite licky treat.

As for insects, the insects should always be part of their diet. Depending on what you feed, and what size. I feed 3-4 Large (jumbo) mealies per day (not superworms) small 8-10, medium 5-7, Large or jumbo 3-4, superworms 1-2. Some of the most popular insects are . Mealworms, crickets, moths, june bugs. Do NOT feed roaches, or any insects found on the floor or on the ground, which could have come in contact with pesticides, either from your place, or someone elses. My gliders do not like to have their mealies in the BML mix. I offer 4 to 5 mealworms or  crickets  each morning. I may also offer them a few in the evening or offer them moths, june bugs or Man'o'wars.  If it is a bug.. Look out... If it moves, try it. In the summer the fav is man'o wars or skeeter eaters.. whichever people call them they look like giant mesquitos, moths and june bugs.
Caution : DO NOT feed fireflys/lightening bugs.

Some people offer Mazori Omnivore, New World Primate or Zoofare Insectavore 24/7. If it works, fine, but only offer a few pieces. This is mainly used in cases when they get up during the day to eat. Do NOT offer Briskys with the BML. As it is a diet plan within itself, and could throw the balance off of both plans.

There are many ways to offer variety this is some of the ways I feed mine...
After I spoon the BML mix into their bowl, I feed their veggies and fruits in various ways.
1.) Fold in a few frozen veggies.. corn, peas, carrots. etc. into the BML mix
2.) I will give them fruits and veggies during the day, for treats. 3.) In a side bowl.
4.) If I "ICE" the BML mix with applesauce or another fruit, I will reduce the amounts on the side. By Icing you take about 1/2 teaspoon of applesauce and spread it across the top of the BML mix, take the edge of a spoon and cut ridges into the BML mix.
Motts has snackpack flavored applesauce, try the different flavors to find out which ones your gliders like.

Any changes in this recipe, other than noted, the gliders may not like it. The majority of my email that people have sent to me, stating their gliders would not eat this, we have found, has been caused by modifications, and items being omitted added or substituted. This is a complete plan and does not need additions. If they still won't eat it, you can try the BML (original mixing method). This new method makes it sweeter. If some don't like it this way, they usually like it the other.