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Old 02-28-2007, 06:35 PM   #1
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Does anyone reuse or do something with the spent grain after the mash. I realize that they are pretty much husks so the nutritious value is minimal, but it is still a nice "organic" material....

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Old 02-28-2007, 06:37 PM   #2
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I give them to the farmers wife, and she feeds her pigs with the stuff.

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Old 02-28-2007, 06:41 PM   #3
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Muskrats love it! Talked to a guy yesterday who cant keep his dog away from those spent grains. Maybe a little hamburger added in?

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Old 02-28-2007, 06:41 PM   #4
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I use put them on the compost heap and use a spoonful in bread sometimes.


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Old 02-28-2007, 06:46 PM   #5
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I use put them on the cmpost heap and use a spoonful in bread sometimes.

Yeah right onto the compost pile for me. I think I'll feed em to the chickens when I get em.
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I do pretty much the same as Orfy but I throw them on top of my raised bed garden and let the birds pick thru it until I turn it under.

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Dump it into the woods/compost area for me- My dog (see avatar) loves the stuff too - too bad it is just beyond the invisible fence line....ZAP....poor dog.

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Great things to do with it if you had land.....which i dont. So for now, i will put them in the "compost" (which is the big green dumpster labled trash).

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Yep, compost pile. The last session, I just dumped them in the backyard, near the fenceline, on top of all the snow. Now, I've had a rabbit who has been out there eating them for the last 3-4 days!

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Old 02-28-2007, 07:12 PM   #10
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Great things to do with it if you had land.....which i dont. So for now, i will put them in the "compost" (which is the big green dumpster labled trash).
haul that $hit up to the Hall Ranch and spread it out for them deer to eat.
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