Degassing question

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So should I degas during fermentation? I have 1 gallon carboys I didn't think degassing was needed until fermentation ended and I transferred to my secondary.
 

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Actually, the reverse is true- the co2 in the mead as it ferments is poisonous to yeast, so stirring in primary keeps the fermentation healthy. Once fermentation slows, you want to prevent any oxygen update and stop stirring/aerating the mead after that point.
 
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