Originally Posted by PaulaJoAnne
Raw. Pasturized will not give you a full kefir, as its a dead liquid, so nothing for the grains to really grow on.
Although kefir (pronouced ke-fear) grains that...
I make kefir (milk) regularly. I also use the whey produced to ferment chicken feed and other grains. The whey can be used for many diffrent lacto-fermented products for you and your chickens.
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Originally Posted by Jeanette56
I've put kefir whey in my fermented feed; I've used water kefir in my fermented feed and I have fed them extra kefir and soured (raw) milk. They love it all! Soured (raw milk!) and...
Originally Posted by LunaticCafe
In older books on keeping chickens, feeding whey was often recommended. Then it was whey from cheesemaking, but I wouldn't hesitate to use the kefir whey. I think they often...
Originally Posted by aoxa
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Originally Posted by bobbi-j
x2. Bluemuse, I'm in western MN, and do not heat my coops. As long as they're well-ventilated and draft-free, they'll be in good shape. We put lots of straw down, and make sure...