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pigs in space

  • Joined Mar 2011
  • Preston Lancashire
Feeding sheep
« on: January 22, 2012, 10:33:39 am »
Hi, advice please.

We have the opportunity of collecting, on a regular basis, used hops and corn from a small local beer brewer.
My question is "Can you feed sheep these hops and/or corn"?

Thanks.

Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • Wester Gladstone Hebridean Sheep
Re: Feeding sheep
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2012, 11:44:46 am »
I don't know if you can feed them to sheep, although someone else will  :)   I was hoping to get hold of some to compost for my veggie garden, but apparently now most of the breweries are selling their leftovers to the power stations for biomass fuel  :(
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Re: Feeding sheep
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2012, 12:49:21 pm »
yes the mash can be fed to sheep  but don't keep it to long it does go mouldy
the hops are bitter and even pigs don't eat them   but if they have got nothing else to eat they will eat them :farmer:

 

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