Anyone feeding your Kombutcha mothers to your chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mamadawn, Aug 14, 2014.

  1. mamadawn

    mamadawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This thread won't apply to many as when talking about Kombucha I've found I'm on a different planet with a language all of its own- Im just hoping with the vast network of the BYC flock, I may find some input.
    I've got a hotel full of mother scobys and heard you can feed them to your chickens- being full of probiotics and vitamins, minerals ect...
    Do ya just put a mother out there or grind it up? How much, how often? Sorry I spelled Kombucha wrong in the title :( just found earlier threads when I spelled it right!
    So grind it up? How much? How often?
     
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2014
  2. carolb5

    carolb5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I plan to when I have too many scobys. I'll keep a few separate scobys for back ups but I plan to grow scobys on purpose for my birds. I probably will grind mine at first to see how it goes. I'm new to this.

    Carol
     
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  3. dancingqueen

    dancingqueen Out Of The Brooder

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    I haven't fed my chickens a scoby from kombucha, but couldn't you just feed it to them in the wet state? I ferment my chickens feed and the scoby just gets mixed back into the feed and fed to the chickens.
     

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