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Time mixed formula can sit out?

Discussion in 'Feeding Time - Sheep' started by secuono, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. Mar 15, 2017
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    I want to feed cooled formula, but I'm not sure how long it can sit for.

    Its made with hot water, 110, so it will dissolve and then leave it in open cups to cool down so the lambs don't over eat.

    Been leaving it for 3.5-4hrs in between feedings, and I make a new batch after feeding the lambs to sit and cool. I'd like to make two or three batches so that I can replace bottles in their holder without worrying that they will gobble more down just because it's warm.

    I don't want it so cold that I need to warm it up some, fridge would be too cold and rewarming without nuking takes way too long and wastes too much water.

    One room is 60F, other about 50. Always smells delicious and looks proper.

    How long can I leave them before people call it iffy?

    This is also why I buy the tiny bags and not the 25# ones. Though, I have 4 lambs in the house right now and a 25# bag might of been a good idea...halfway through bag three already!
     
  2. Mar 16, 2017
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    NVM. Found a way to make it cold fast.