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Does lightning have the potential to sour milk?
« on: 18/05/2016 10:24:27 »
Does lightning sour milk? My uncle was a dairy man and he said yes but I am a scientists and I just don't see it. However, we just had a series of storms go through and a half a gallon of milk soured. Humm. We never have milk sour. It is making me wonder.
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Re: Could lightening sour milk?
« Reply #1 on: 09/05/2016 15:54:17 »
Thunder storms produce Nitrogen compounds that could well act as a stimulant for the milk souring bacteria.
 

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Re: Could lightening sour milk?
« Reply #2 on: 09/05/2016 16:38:13 »
The sort of weather that stirs up a thunderstorm is also likely to stir up dust - which may well carry the sorts of bacteria that sour milk.
 

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