raw soybean plants to horses

Asked November 28, 2016, 3:48 PM EST

Is it okay to feed raw soybean in the pod to horses.

Allegheny County Pennsylvania horses

1 Response

It is recommended to cook soybeans before feeding them to horses because raw soybeans contain a number of compounds that are destroyed by cooking. Some of them interfere with protein digestion and others can have more harmful effects, particularly for growing horses.