December 19th, 2013
| Mother Jones
5 Surprising Things We Feed Cows
By Alex Park - Forget the old standbys of corn, soy, hay, and drugs-well, those are in there too- along with sawdust, candy (wrappers and all), chicken poop, ground limestone, and crab guts. Yes, crab guts, which are essentially very cheap protein. Limestone is cheap calcium, candy (plus wrappers) are cheap sugar, sawdust is cheap carbohydrates, and chicken poop? Well, it's just cheap.