substitutes for calcium chloride?

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  1. OJ Rallye

    OJ Rallye Well-Known Member

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    Looking for substitutes for calcium chloride?

    Seems that calcium chloride doesn't exactly fit in with my scheme of natural and organic.
     
  2. cmharris6002

    cmharris6002 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I you are using fresh raw milk from animals fed lots of quality you won't need calcium chloride :)
     

  3. Charleen

    Charleen www.HarperHillFarm.com Supporter

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    Do you mean ammonium chloride?
     
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    cmharris6002 Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Calcium chloride is used to strengthen the calcium bond in milk giving a firmer curd set. Ammonium chloride is used to prevent and treat urinary calculi in bucks.
     
  5. Charleen

    Charleen www.HarperHillFarm.com Supporter

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    Yes, I know what each does, but I thought I was reading the Goat Forum. I didn't realize I was in the Dairy Forum. :smack