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DTN Weekly Distillers Grains Update
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Nov 18, 2013 11:38 AM CST

DAVENPORT, Neb. (DTN) -- Feeding modified wet distillers grains to yearling heifers can replace some of the forage from native range grazing, a recent University of Nebraska-Lincoln study found.

The study examined two aspects of feeding the MDGS: whether the MDGS could replace a portion of the forage required, as well as the method of delivering the MDGS on native ranges.

The feeding trial was one in a series of studies the UNL researchers have done to find practical applications for distillers grains on cow-calf operations, particularly those on native range situations such as those in Nebraska's Sandhills region.

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