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Water Kefir, Starting My Dehydrated Grains!

So I recently received some dehydrated water kefir grains in the mail from a trade on Facebook for some of my 300 year old sourdough starter. Fermenting folk tend to be¬†quite generous and trade and share often if you’re looking to get started…

If you liked my post about Milk Kefir than you will also like this! Water Kefir (WK) is a carbonated probiotic beverage that is quite simple to use and tasty! Many people compare it to soda and use it to get away from that unhealthy beverage. I have done water kefir in the past from already hydrated grains I got from my mom (but I lost them in a box during¬†the move and killed them…oops!). This time I had to learn about rehydrating the grains and getting them active again. It ended up being quite simple…

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Fermented Chicken Feed, Why and How?

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The girls are checking out the new food cautiously…

 

I love to make things better than they are… To take something and make it even better gives me a huge sense of accomplishment! Maybe that’s why fermenting has become a bit of an obsession in the last few years?

So I have been meaning to ferment my chicken food for a while now, I’ve researched it on several different occasions and somehow it gets pushed to the back burner. I have more free time on my hands lately with this pregnancy. I can’t do anything too physical because of my pain I’m battling but staying home all day doing nothing is not an option for someone like myself! So I have dived into my fermenting and baking more than ever! That means I can finally ferment my chicken feed!

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