Livestock Sprouted Fodder System :: day eight

Follow our series on starting and maintaining a sprouted grain system for natural livestock fodder! It’s like providing pasture for your animals without needing the pasture and at a fraction of the cost. Enjoy!

Ugh! Power was out for about five hours. No surprise there! We are pretty used to it around here as it goes out every time it snows heavily. And with about 14″ inches in just two hours, I would call it a heavy snow.

I started transitioning all the animals onto the sprouted fodder today and it was well received! Everyone was given 1/3 of a daily portion and I hope to raise it to a 1/2 portion in a week. Steady and slow wins the race.

Just like yesterday and for every day that this fodder system continues: I soaked, drained, and put new grain in new trays to keep the cycle constantly going. My previous trays as well as the new trays were watered 2-3 times throughout the day.

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3 thoughts on “Livestock Sprouted Fodder System :: day eight

  1. ITS AWESOME ISNT IT!? TO SEE HOW MUCH THEY REALLY LIKE IT! AND TO KNOW YOU ARE PROVIDING THEM WITH BETTER MORE NATURAL NUTRIENTS AND SAVING MONEY IN THE PROCESS! I CANT WAIT TO SEE IF IT IMPROVES YOUR NUMBER OF KITS! THERE POOP WILL CHANGE A BIT AND BECOME MORE MOIST AND SMALLER. (AT LEAST IT DID WITH MINE) THE FIRST DAY IT LOOKED LIKE A PILE OF BEAR POOP THAT HAD BEEN EATING BLACKBERRIES. BUT IT GOT BETTER AFTER THE FIRST DAY. I WAS ALSO FEEDING OTHER GREENS THAT I HAD GOTTEN FROM THE STORE SO I AM CURIOUS IF JUST THE FODDER WILL HAVE AN EFFECT. LET ME KNOW K!

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