Feed with DE - will it work for fermenting?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by MandalaMaMa, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. MandalaMaMa

    MandalaMaMa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm interesting in trying ferment food for my girls but I have put DE on my chicken food / crumbs. Will it still work with the DE on the food?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Since it is mostly silica it won't affect the ferment at all. There's no way for silica to harm yeast and bacteria.
     
  3. MandalaMaMa

    MandalaMaMa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the reply! That's what I thought but just wanted to hear it from someone else too. Im going to start a batch today.
     

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