layer mash

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by iliamna, May 22, 2012.

  1. iliamna

    iliamna Chirping

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    I have some moldy smelling layer mash. Is it still o.k. to feed it or throw it away?
     
  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm

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    Throw it away! Moldy food can cause several problems including aspergillus and a few other fungal diseases which is a serious problem...
     
  3. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Crowing

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    x2 it can cause cancer and other problems. (above) Also, never leave feed in the sun, it destroys the nutrients in the feed. I wouldn't use feed that is over a month old, also.
     
  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    If it is smelling moldy then it's time for it to become fertilizer. Ground chicken feed (as in not whole grains) is a good source of plant nutrients. Just use it where the birds cannot get into it.
     

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