Today is the Day You Learn Wisconsin Cows Eat Skittles Often
It's raining Skittles! This is every kids dream, right? Maybe even some adults. Well it came true in Dodge County, Wisconsin.
Although they didn't fall from the sky, instead they fell off the back of a flatbed truck. In fact hundreds of thousands of them were scattered all over a county highway. And they were all red. Red Skittles are my favorite. I so wish I could have been there.
So what was a truck doing carrying this many red skittles you may ask? They were being delivered to a cattle ranch. Apparently these were Skittle rejects without the 'S'. Candy companies sell these rejects to cattle ranchers as a cheap substitute for corn in cattle feed, according to madison.com.
This is news to me. Cows eating Skittles. Seems crazy doesn't it? Maybe that's why I like steak so much. The Skittles fiasco was actually a blessing in disguise because it actually worked as a road salt substitute making roads safer for drivers. It also put a sweet aroma in the air. Sorry cows...no red Skittles for you this time.