Potato Surplus Being Sent to Feedlots
By: Barb Glen, producer.com, June 17, 2020
The reduced demand for potatoes due to COVID-19 has some potatoe producers feeding them to cattle or sending the surplus to feedlots.
Spuds can be fed whole to range cattle, but feedlots must grind them up so that they can be added to other ingredients in the ration
Mashed, baked or fried: none of these potato options are suitable for cattle, but raw potatoes can provide a win-win scenario for potato and cattle producers.
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