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#10896715 - 06/04/15 10:58 PM Making chum with birdseed
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I've read articles and watched videos about this. They usually use milo or corn but I don't see why this won't work?

I had a bag of wild bird seed get wet and started molding and fermenting. Gonna give it a try.
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#10896816 - 06/05/15 12:05 AM Re: Making chum with birdseed [Re: Tommar]
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Bird seed might float Have you put any in water to see if it will float or sink, Just a thought let me know you might be on to something.
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#10897091 - 06/05/15 08:17 AM Re: Making chum with birdseed [Re: Tommar]
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I have put it in water and soured it for a couple of weeks and it worked fine. It was just as stinky as soured milo.

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#10897162 - 06/05/15 08:50 AM Re: Making chum with birdseed [Re: Tommar]
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I have two 5 gal buckets of bird seed/chicken scratch chum right now that are about one year old. Kinda stinky but kittys love the stuff.
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#10897181 - 06/05/15 08:56 AM Re: Making chum with birdseed [Re: Tommar]
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Most of it sunk. Just the sunflower seeds floated. I think most of the seed is milo anyway. It was stinking when I poured it out of the bag!
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#10898905 - 06/06/15 01:03 AM Re: Making chum with birdseed [Re: Tommar]
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It was bubbling earlier and I added a beer to it today. Smell is kicking up too.
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