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Avg yeild of casings
    #632375 - 05/16/02 12:38 AM (15 years, 6 months ago)

I was wondering everyone's input on the average yeild of one cake casings. Please post what types of methods used.
I, for one, am not getting that great of amts. Overall. 9 dry grams per casing (using only verm to case w/ pf tek cakes)
I am working with different casing materials (including coco coir, peat moss, and verm in different mixtures)
I am hopeful in seeing the results. I should be seeing some good results next week. Please tell me your experiences. Thanks.

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Re: Avg yeild of casings [Re: josh057]
    #632629 - 05/16/02 07:32 AM (15 years, 6 months ago)

Well if you really want to boost your yeilds in casing, you could do a lot of things.

One, is to add more substrate to your casings. 1 cake is not going to produce that many shrooms. 9 grams dry off of one casing per flush is not bad, however, if you say used 3-4 cakes per casing, then you would expect a lot more.

If you used grains, you would get a higher yeild...and if you wanted to spawn your grain or your PF cakes into manure and/or straw, you could have a really large amount of substrate, and then fruit.

Ive always had good luck with just using straight coco, but now Im tending to start using a 50/50 mix of coir and verm. The coir is not very good in water retaining abilities.
Good luck.

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Re: Avg yeild of casings [Re: josh057]
    #633273 - 05/16/02 03:57 PM (15 years, 6 months ago)

If you want to increase your yeilds......spawn cakes into horse poo.

horse poo is the stuff !!!!!

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