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toto 08-09-2013 07:52 PM

pig slop??
I have a few questions about buying slop- where can i find good clean slop with no trash in it?

Can i go around the the restaurants and ask them for their left overs?

Is it clean?

I wouldnt need much- im only needing to feed a medium sized pig not a big ol meat pig, lol.

will slop make my pig stinky? Lol.

LouieThePalomino 08-09-2013 07:54 PM

Why not make your own from leftovers an scrap?
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toto 08-09-2013 07:56 PM

Where would i put it?

One of the food grade barrels?

Does it need to have a special vent like for making spirits?

LouieThePalomino 08-09-2013 08:01 PM

Heres a good video I found on it How to make a good pig slop - YouTube
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toto 08-09-2013 08:19 PM

I thought i had to let the food ferment before making slop. :lol:

Is it better than store bought pig feed?

Golden Horse 08-09-2013 08:23 PM

Why do you want to risk feeding slop? Better to feed straight grain, and household scraps, they grow slow and taste good:wink:

demonwolfmoon 08-09-2013 08:40 PM

subbing. Inyerested in buying a pig soon

Kayella 08-09-2013 08:45 PM

I only ever fed my pigs pellets and beet pulp, all soaked. They also got a powdered fat top dressing. But they were show pigs being shown at 270 pounds so it's a bit different LOL. My friend had a pet sow and they would feed pellets and table scraps. I think the movies are grossly misinformed/behind the Times when they show a farmer dumping slop to them.
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toto 08-09-2013 08:47 PM

I like the grain with added meat fat and molasses mix but id like to try slop- just looks like a nice treat but how often would be recommended to feed it?

farmpony84 08-09-2013 10:30 PM

I'm not going to eat my pig but I feed him the tractor supply brand of pellets (just a couple cups a day) and then give him my tables scraps (minus the meat)....

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