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That's the way it's done! Just a note of caution, I stopped fermenting my feed after talking with someone who works extensively with bacteria. Basically there is no telling good bacteria is involved even if it smells right. There is just an over abundance of bad bacteria that can take over very quickly. The bacteria is only as good/strong as what it is grown on, so the problem is how much good it actually does in the long run. I know it's really tempting as fermenting the feed saved money, but compromising the health of the flock is a definite risk. A healthy flock may fight off all manner of sickness on its own. I use a special probiotic now for my flock and when they get it their egg production doubles. It's amazing! I also added sea minerals to my flock to increase their health and add a higher mineral content to their eggs. Makes for amazing birds and people too! You are what you eat!
Thanks for the info, RL! What are the special probiotics you use?
Hi, everyone! Hope you all are having a good weekend I am going to try making a very very small batch of fermented feed to see how it turns out. From what I have read it is better for the chickens and results in less waste of feed. So potentially we would save money as a bonus. Please correct me if I am wrong in my steps. Day 1: filled two glass mason jars with 1.5 to 2 cups layer crumbles each and added filtered water to above feed level. Loosely covered them with towel. Now wait for day 2.
Question for everyone who sells fertile/hatching eggs and/or chicks/chickens:
What breed brings in the most money per sell?
What breed do you sell the most of?
Where do you sell your eggs/chicks/chickens at? Live auction? Internet auction? TSC swaps? Internet sale page? Facebook sale page? other?
What sells better: eggs or chicks?
Thank you in advance, I really appreciate any responses. Feel free to add any info I may not have questioned about. And yes, I have given up, I am not fighting the addiction any longer. Hello, my name is Teresa, I am a chicken addict.