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Corn smells like vinegar #7795207 04/04/20 01:22 PM
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I bought deer corn last week and filled feeders yesterday. The corn has an unholy vinegar smell. On the label it has proprionic acid as a preservative. I think they got too much in this batch. Has anyone come across this before? Will the deer still eat it? I assume the pigs will, but will they come to it as readily?


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Sounds like the corn got wet and is starting to ferment.


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Not sure about deer if it fermented like it sounds. However, the hogs will eat it up.


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I don't believe it got wet. It's all dry. No mold, and the corn isn't sticky. I've had fermented corn, and that's not what I have. This is more of a chemical vinegar smell. One of the ingredients on the label is proprionic acid. I looked it up and it has a vinegar smell. I'm pretty sure that's what it is. Question is, will it be bad for the deer?


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Re: Corn smells like vinegar [Re: unclebubba] #7796129 04/05/20 04:45 AM
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High moisture corn less kernels to the 50 pound sack


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High moisture corn less kernels to the 50 pound sack


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