People eat a lot of maize seeds because they are very healthy. When they eat maize seeds, however, they throw away the cobs. Several maize cobs will be seen on the street throughout the corn season, as many people are unaware that the cobs are also used.
Corn cobs, too, have a variety of applications, and if you know how to use them, you may make a lot of money. In this piece, I'll go over some of the uses for maize cobs.
Let's have a look at some of the nutrients contained in maize cobs before we get started.
Around 39.1 percent cellulose, 42.1 percent hemicellulose, 9.1 percent lignin, 1.7 percent protein, and 1.2 percent ash make up 'corn cobs.' Maize cobs are also high in fiber and protein, both of which are helpful for animals.'
1: Corn is used to feed animals.
Cattle such as goats, chickens, and sheep can be fed corn cobs. All you have to do now is dry the corn cobs, smash them, and store them in a container for your animals to eat. Prior to feeding, you can mix the ground cobs with the animal's meal. You can also make money by selling the ground dry cobs to other cattle and animal owners.
2: It is possible to cook with maize cobs.
Corn cubes can be used to start a fire while cooking smoked salmon or pork. Dry your meat and fish and use them as fuel once they've been dried (firewood).
3: Garbage can be disposed of using corn cobs.
Corn cobs can be used to patch potholes in your home or neighborhood. Simply place the cobs in bags and seal them.
4: Corn cobs are used in a wide range of agricultural and industrial applications.
Corncobs, scientists say, hold immense promise as a renewable raw material for the manufacturing of lactic acid, citric acid, sugars, and ethanol due to their chemical composition.
5: Corn cobs can be purchased from a variety of online merchants. A typical maize cob may be valued up to $200, so you might make a nice profit selling them online.
Now that you've learned about the advantages of maize cobs, put them to good use instead of throwing them away. As a result, seize the corn cobs and make a profit.
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