soaking pig feed question

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by monster1, Dec 1, 2008.

  1. monster1

    monster1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    the pig feed i got my pigs isn't getting completely digested. i bought the dumor hog feed from tsc. i noticed that there is alot of undigested grain in the fecal matter. is this affecting the feed conversion ratio? should i soak the feed over night to make slop?

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  2. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    honestly I think It would help in digestion. I buy pellets and don't have a problem with that. What I did want to say as an example is I know somebody that gives them powder feed because it helps them get more out of it.
     
  3. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    They cannot digest fully grains which are not milled and will lose 25% or so out their tail ends. I can't imagine a pig feed not being milled, though.
     

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