Explosive growth in Colorado’s craft-brewing industry produces not only more beer, but more beer byproducts.
That means the hamburger you eat next week may come from a steer happily fed last week with brewing leftovers.
Using spent grains for livestock feed dates to the advent of beer. But with corn and other commodity prices sky high, feedyards increasingly are using brewing byproducts to help fatten cattle in preparation for slaughter.
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