I saw a Facebook post about the amazing benefits of fermented feed. Great! I will try anything to keep my ladies happy and healthy. But the more sites I go to and the more threads I read, the more confused I get. I do understand that you cover the feed with unchlorinated water (we have well water so no problem there) and add "Mother" ACV. OK, so I have the right kind of ACV now (cloudy stuff) but where do I go from here? It is bitter cold in my garage and just about everyplace else except for inside my home and I don't want to make a gangbuster amount as my chickens tend not to read the chicken book and I hate waste. I also have a household of curious cats! So how much feed should I use for a trial run? I use pellets, which IMO are not that much bigger than crumbles. And from what I gather, water is added so it is above the feed and a few shots of the mother ACV right? Loosely covered? Will it smell bad? My husband already thinks I am crazy trying all kinds of stuff for my assortment of critters. IF my picky ladies eat the stuff, do I add more feed every day to the brew? Do I start new batches? I need simple! I understand the advantageous of fermented feed but I am scared I am going to screw it up. Please help a gal out!