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Wasted Bird Seed from Lovebirds...good4substrate?
    #2258653 - 01/21/04 03:05 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

I have 9 1/2 pint jars almost ready to fruit, and was wondering if I could use the "spent" bird seed from the birds as a substrate and maybe 'noc it up with a colonized brf jar? hope this hasn't been asked before as i couldn't find it in the search, thnx in advance, FRIZBI


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Re: Wasted Bird Seed from Lovebirds...good4substrate? [Re: frizbi]
    #2258679 - 01/21/04 03:11 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

itd hard to do so cause of the verm layer but you can do grain to grain. I would just start a new jar and do grain to grain transfer, But if you want to use the spent cakes to innoc WBS just be very sterile


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Re: Wasted Bird Seed from Lovebirds...good4substrate? [Re: frizbi]
    #2258706 - 01/21/04 03:18 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

with g2g it helps to have glovebox...

check it out----->http://www.nansnook.com/index2.htm



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Re: Wasted Bird Seed from Lovebirds...good4substrate? [Re: simplemachine]
    #2261381 - 01/22/04 12:15 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Well, thanks for the quick replies. I think i didn't explain myself well enough. We have about 15+ birds which get fresh bird seed everyday. i was curious if the seed hulls and shells would work as  a substrate. i plan on puttin' together a glovebox and a.s.a.p. i'll be gettin' a PC. well, before i go askin' more ?'s i'll get goin, thnx again 4 all the help, you folks are great...so far :grin:


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Re: Wasted Bird Seed from Lovebirds...good4substrate? [Re: frizbi]
    #2261398 - 01/22/04 12:19 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

seed hulls and shells? I don't think so, alot of folks used HULLED millet instead of WBS because the shells take up space without providing signifigant nutrition to the myc.



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Re: Wasted Bird Seed from Lovebirds...good4substrate? [Re: simplemachine]
    #2262559 - 01/22/04 12:51 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

thnx SM, saved me a lot of time i would have wasted. guess i'll just have to steal some of their food before they get it...hehe...thnx


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