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#1 of 5 Old 08-08-2008, 09:20 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Yes, I am clueless. I got some milk kefir grains, about a tablespoon. I was making some really yummy kefir for a few weeks there, then the other day, they did NOT work. The milk just soured a bit and separated. Also, my grains have never multiplied.
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Yeah they can. What do they look like now? Do they still have that sliminess to them?
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Hmmm, they look the same. I'm in bed fighting sleep now, so I'll have to go feel them tomorrow.
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Did ya feel them up yet?
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They don't usually die out of the blue though, usually they die because they're not fed.

Sometimes though they don't like the milk they're in.
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