Ground ear corn for hog feed?

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  1. jirwin

    jirwin Well-Known Member

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    Supplementing hay/ pasture with feed. Grow ear corn. Can cob be ground into hog feed?
     
  2. dkhern

    dkhern Well-Known Member

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    we used to take entire ear to hammer mill and have it ground. had molassis and vitimans added and fed to cows, hores, hogs.
     

  3. Allen W

    Allen W Well-Known Member

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    Better for gestating sows then feeder pigs.
     
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    tinknal Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I was going to say the same thing as Allen. Not enough feed value for feeders but perfect to fill a sow's belly without getting her fat.
     
  5. FarmboyBill

    FarmboyBill Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Whats the purpose of feeding a hog unless/other than getting it fat?

    Dad ground ear corn for cows and hogs, Made a slop out of it for hogs