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Can I feed chickens mash from beer making?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Skittleinaustin, Dec 25, 2011.

  1. Skittleinaustin

    Skittleinaustin In the Brooder

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    I was noticing that the home brew materials my hubby and friends use are quite similar to many recommended foods for chickens. Can I use the left over Nash for the girls? It isn't alcohol until it ferments so I'd think it would be okay.
     

  2. Moabite

    Moabite Songster

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    I hear it's perfect and wise to use it. It surely couldn't be to awfully bad anyways unless it's moldy.
     
  3. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Songster

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    I think someone here gets spent grains from a brewery near them...they say their chickens do exceedingly well on it...
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    You can it as a supplemental feed or a treat but not as a regular feed.
    Even if it has similar ingredients to poultry feed it is lacking a lot of the nutrition.

    Chris
     

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