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Old 06/29/10, 11:49 PM
 
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Can pigs eat corn on the cob and the husks?

Can pigs eat fresh corn on the cob and the husks?

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Old 06/30/10, 03:16 AM
 
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Mine do!! THey love it. A gentleman that I hatch chicks for gave me a big crate of semi-wilted corn (which I dug through and found some good enough to fix for the family), several boxes full of semi-mushy cantaloups, some squash and cucumbers all for the hogs.

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Now the corn for the piggers I have no problem with, they love it and do fine with it. >Thanks Marc

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Old 06/30/10, 05:37 AM
 
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Joan, they love corn/maize on the cob and will eat both but won't eat the husks and I can't say I blame them - dry, horrible and no feed value but they are good for getting a fire going! They become very adept at husking them and leave them all over the paddock and if I have the time I'll collect them up and use them as fire starters.

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