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Fermenting feed methods

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by barneveldrerman, Oct 29, 2015.

  1. barneveldrerman

    barneveldrerman Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have heard fermenting feed is pretty good for chickens. What are the best methods for fermenting feed?


    Any help with this will be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Howdy barneveldrerman

    Have you seen this active thread? https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/645057/fermented-feeds-anyone-using-them lots of stuff regarding fermented feed; may be too much [​IMG]

    I switched to fermented feed for a while and even though I reported that I saw some benefit, that may have just been a bit of enthusiasm on my part because I was trying something new [​IMG]

    After giving it 6-8 months with my small flock, I switched back to coarse grain organic and to be honest, did not notice any change.

    Having said that, I definitely think it is worth a try if people wish and they can then make a judgement on their own experience.

    Having a small flock of bantams, I used the 3 jar/3 day method which is nice and simple:

    http://ohlardy.com/fermented-chicken-feed/
     
  3. barneveldrerman

    barneveldrerman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks
     

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