fermented feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by EggHead107, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. EggHead107

    EggHead107 Out Of The Brooder

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    hi everyone one i know that there are a lot of threads about fermented feed, but every batch i have made starts to smell like vomit. i am storing it in a cooler and i keep adding food to it but i do not know what is going on. i need help because i am wasting a lot of food. thank you!! help is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. balloonflower

    balloonflower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First, it is really hard to tell from your description what you have going on. The question is, have you ever done and smelled anything while it is fermenting? It has a specific sour smell. What other signs are you seeing? Bubbling, yeast on top, etc? You say you store in a cooler, but is it in a container, is there ventilation, is the lid tight, etc.

    Personally, I have chosen to do a small batch separately for each day. I know many do one batch, just taking out and adding to daily, but this is what works for me. Then, if I lose a batch, it's very little food.
     
  3. EggHead107

    EggHead107 Out Of The Brooder

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    yes it bubbles and it smells slightly sour during the fermentation. i see white stuff on the top but little black speckles on the bottom. i have it stored in a sealed cooler with whole drilled on the top so that it can breath.
     

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