In a message dated 23/11/00 4:38:16 pm, Xxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx writes:
>The corn..in corn rigs (of Burns' fame) was more like a wheat type thing. > >THe cows and horses ate it in the winter.
With all due respect, I don't think Horses were ever fed Wheat. They were,
and are, fed Oats. They were also in the past, interestingly enough, fed
ground Gorse ("Whins"), which was ground up in Whinmills.
Nicolas B., Lanark, Scotland.