Feeding All Grains

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by rsweet, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. rsweet

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    Is feeding spent all grain mash from home brewing be ok for layers?
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  2. ChickenCanoe

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    No.
    It is incomplete in essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals necessary for body maintenance, egg production and disease resistance.
     
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    Even as a treat?
     
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    I said spent all grain mash...thanks
     
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    Sorry, I misunderstood from the title that said, feeding all grains. I thought that meant they would make up all the feed. It is a good thing to feed. Just be judicious that they are getting sufficient essential amino acids.
     
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    Thanks!! That's good cause we produce a fair amount of mash. Was hoping it would be ok as a treat.
     

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