Can i freeze fermented feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mich9510, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. mich9510

    mich9510 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my first time fermenting my chick's feed. I fermented about 20 pounds, which is too much for my chicks to eat for a while. If I freeze it will that undo all the good that fermenting has done? Will it kill the good bacteria? Does anybody else freze their fermented feed? I have it in the fridge now but it's taking up so much room.
     
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    mich9510 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Pendragonz

    Pendragonz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would be inclined to think that the freezing would kill the probiotics but am not sure. I mix up enough when I feed them at the end of the day for the next day, and just keep it on that cycle. Though I have thought about making up a 5 gallon bucket which should last 3-4 days. I really don't think it needs to be in the fridge though. Think about sauerkraut. It's fermented and kept in a crock until it's used, without refrigeration. Long answer short, I'd just take it out of the fridge and not worry about it.
     

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