Corn on the cob Brown or Green

MHERRON2213June 8, 2013

Very new to worm composting. Corn on the cob - What is Brown and what is green?

(1) Shucks, (2) Silk, (3) Kernels, and (4) Cob ?

thanks
Mike

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equinoxequinox

In my opinion:

Shucks Green but not very juicy ones
Silk Green
Kernels Green
Cob Green for a few weeks then when the worms are done eating the remains of the corn kernels Brown. Holds moisture well. Worms like them. Takes a long time to break down. Try to break them into 4 pieces to speed it along.

    Bookmark   June 8, 2013 at 7:53PM
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MHERRON2213

I put them in a electric chopper - they are chopped almost finely chopped

Thanks

    Bookmark   June 9, 2013 at 8:08AM
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11otis

No big wonder I got all kinds of chopper, blender, juicer advertisement on my vermicomposting pages, lol.

    Bookmark   June 9, 2013 at 2:41PM
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boreal_wormer(Alta Canada)

I make a 'cob' porridge with a blender and feed that to my worms.

    Bookmark   June 9, 2013 at 3:41PM
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equinoxequinox

I use my big manly muscles and bare hands :-)

    Bookmark   June 9, 2013 at 6:38PM
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Shaul(Israel)

I put in 'corn cob holders' makes it easier for the worms to turn the cobs. That way they can eat all sides at once.
Wanna know how worms eat corn on the cob? Simple. Just use your lips (no teeth allowed) and take verry small bites (actually more like nibbles).

Shaul

    Bookmark   June 9, 2013 at 6:49PM
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