Why Do Some Urine-Based Hunting Attractants Look Like Lemonade? - HEATWAVE Hunting

Why Do Some Urine-Based Hunting Attractants Look Like Lemonade?

One of the most commonly used preservatives in hunting urine is propylene glycol. This colorless and odorless liquid serves as an attempt to slow bacterial and fungal growth, effectively extending the shelf life of the urine. By inhibiting microbial activity, propylene glycol addition attempts to maintain the potency of the scent.

In addition to propylene glycol, some hunting urine manufacturers incorporate food-grade preservatives like potassium sorbate and sodium benzoate into their formulations. These additives serve as layers of defense against spoilage, attempting to increase the longevity of the scent product. By preventing the growth of mold and yeast, potassium sorbate and sodium benzoate help preserve the freshness and effectiveness of the urine under varying storage conditions.

As Trophy Hunting is a game of odds, the integrity of the scent attractant will likely mean the difference between a successful hunt and a fruitless endeavor. Understanding the preservatives and additives used in some lemonade-looking hunting urine products is the first step to increasing your odds of putting bigger bucks on the wall.

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