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Fckin WBS
    #4691133 - 09/21/05 06:41 PM (11 years, 1 month ago)

So after reading all of your claims about WBS being better than rye for spawning, I decided to go out and pickup 14 kilos for the next "season."

Now the stuff I picked up is made of these grains;

Hard Red Wheat,
White Proso Millet,
Red Proso Millet,
Oil Sunflower,
and peanuts...are these supposed to be there??

The next uncool thing is that there's little bugs in it...wtf! Should I still use this WBS (wild bull shit) or what?


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Re: Fckin WBS [Re: Tien]
    #4691162 - 09/21/05 06:47 PM (11 years, 1 month ago)

I dont think the penuts would harm it in small amounts..if you can pull any out I would. Other then that it should be fine. Bugs dont matter, pressure cooker will kill ANYTHING living, mold, bacteria, bug, or egg.

"life is like a drop of rain getting closer and closer to falling into a lake, and then when you hit the lake there is no more rain drop, only the lake."

Growing with bags, start to finish (including my new grain and substrate prep)
Anyone looking to start bulk tubs/mono tubs/shotgun hybrids? Good tubs to use..
How I do grain (old still good tips)
Turn your closet into a fruiting chamber
Casing layer colonization and overlay

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Re: Fckin WBS [Re: Tien]
    #4691216 - 09/21/05 07:01 PM (11 years, 1 month ago)

Well I would think soaking it and then cooking it would take care of the bugs. But I am not positive on this. However I would recommend getting rid of the peanuts and the sunflower seeds. You can always do a test jar and see if the bugs will cause any problems. Me personally if I saw this I would just feed it to the birds. I too am pretty new to the wbs. After reading up on it and seeing all of the problems people have with contams with wbs I was a little afraid to get my beak in. But so far I have had no problem and find it easy peasy. The wbs that I use consist of:
White Proso Millets
Sunflower Seed
Calcium Carbonate

I soaked it over night cleaned out all of the sunflower seeds, rinsed it a couple of times then pc'd for recommend time. It took about a week to colonize and now I am getting ready to put in the pooh. So far so good.

You might just want to find a different brand of bird seed.
Good luck!


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Re: Fckin WBS [Re: lovingwench]
    #4691281 - 09/21/05 07:18 PM (11 years, 1 month ago)

lol...definitely don't worry about the bugs. Mine came with maggots!! The pressure cooker and simmering killed them real good.

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