Just Desserts: Producers Feed Cows Candy to Reduce Feed Costs

With the high prices of feed, farmers have resorted to feeding their cows candy. Chocolate bars, gummie worms and hard candy have made the bovine menu and while a ton of traditional corn feed costs producers about $315, the price of a ton of ice-cream sprinkles only costs $160. It may seem strange, but according to one livestock nutritionist, the practice has been going on for decades. Read more (CNN.com).

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One Response to Just Desserts: Producers Feed Cows Candy to Reduce Feed Costs

  1. Sara says:

    I’d like to see a picture of this! Too funny.

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