OK, I know there are a lot of threads already on this subject, but I'm too lazy to go wading through the entire brew for the answers to each and every one. So if anyone here can give answers or at least links to the parts of which threads which answer them I would appreciate it. Is there a special feed that I should be using for fermenting? Currently I have an almost full bag of Flock Raiser, which has a protein content of 20%. Since fermentation is supposed to raise the protein content even further, is this too 'rich' a feed to start with? What is a good temperature for fermentation? Ideally I would like to keep the bucket in their coop along with the rest of their stuff, but with winter upon us the temps are getting down to near freezing at night. How long will fermented feed stay 'fresh', meaning good to use? Obviously cooking it to stop the process would defeat the purpose as it would kill off all the pro-biotics. Can it be refrigerated without harming it's benefits? Can an already fermented product be used to start the process, like live-culture yogurt, which I believe uses a lactobacillus as it's fermenting agent? Obviously once I have some feed fermented I can use that as starter for successive batches. Thanks in advance P.S. If it matters I raise my chickens for eggs, not meat.